Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3478-1 libgcrypt11 -- security update

Date Reported:
15 Feb 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-7511.
More information:

Daniel Genkin, Lev Pachmanov, Itamar Pipman and Eran Tromer discovered that the ECDH secret decryption keys in applications using the libgcrypt11 library could be leaked via a side-channel attack.

See for details.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.0-5+deb7u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgcrypt11 packages.