Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3960-1 gnupg -- security update

Date Reported:
01 Sep 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7526.
More information:

Daniel J. Bernstein, Joachim Breitner, Daniel Genkin, Leon Groot Bruinderink, Nadia Heninger, Tanja Lange, Christine van Vredendaal and Yuval Yarom discovered that GnuPG is prone to a local side-channel attack allowing full key recovery for RSA-1024.

See for details.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.18-7+deb8u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg packages.