USN-3733-1: GnuPG vulnerability
7 August 2018
GnuPG could be made to expose sensitive information.
- gnupg - GNU privacy guard - a free PGP replacement
Daniel J. Bernstein, Joachim Breitner, Daniel Genkin, Leon Groot Bruinderink,
Nadia Heninger, Tanja Lange, Christine van Vredendaal, and Yuval Yarom
discovered that GnuPG is vulnerable to a cache side-channel attack. A local
attacker could use this attack to recover RSA private keys.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.