CVE-2018-12438

Published: 15 June 2018

The Elliptic Curve Cryptography library (aka sunec or libsunec) allows a memory-cache side-channel attack on ECDSA signatures, aka the Return Of the Hidden Number Problem or ROHNP. To discover an ECDSA key, the attacker needs access to either the local machine or a different virtual machine on the same physical host.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 4.9

Status

Package Release Status
openjdk-7
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Does not exist

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

openjdk-8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

openjdk-lts
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
Ubuntu packages don't contain the SunEC Security Provider

References