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CVE-2016-8871

Published: 28 October 2016

In Botan 1.11.29 through 1.11.32, RSA decryption with certain padding options had a detectable timing channel which could given sufficient queries be used to recover plaintext, aka an "OAEP side channel" attack.

Notes

AuthorNote
seth-arnold
marking not-affected per upstream's version numbers
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.2

Status

Package Release Status
botan1.10
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected)
upstream Not vulnerable

xenial Not vulnerable

yakkety Not vulnerable

botan1.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist