Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4231-1 libgcrypt20 -- security update

Date Reported:
17 Jun 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-0495.
More information:

It was discovered that Libgcrypt is prone to a local side-channel attack allowing recovery of ECDSA private keys.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.6-2+deb9u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgcrypt20 packages.

For the detailed security status of libgcrypt20 please refer to its security tracker page at: