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 https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/627 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.