CVE-2013-5915

NameCVE-2013-5915
DescriptionThe RSA-CRT implementation in PolarSSL before 1.2.9 does not properly perform Montgomery multiplication, which might allow remote attackers to conduct a timing side-channel attack and retrieve RSA private keys.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2782-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs725359

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
polarssl (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1.2.9-1~deb7u6fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.3.9-2.1+deb8u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
polarsslsource(unstable)1.3.1-1medium725359
polarsslsourcesqueeze1.2.9-1~deb6u1mediumDSA-2782-1
polarsslsourcewheezy1.2.9-1~deb7u1mediumDSA-2782-1

Notes

https://polarssl.org/tech-updates/security-advisories/polarssl-security-advisory-2013-05

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