DescriptionThe Diffie-Hellman key-exchange implementation in dhm.c in PolarSSL before 0.14.2 does not properly validate a public parameter, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain the shared secret key by modifying network traffic, a related issue to CVE-2011-5095.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs616114

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
polarssl (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.2.9-1~deb7u6fixed
jessie (security)1.3.9-2.1+deb8u3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[squeeze] - polarssl <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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