DescriptionThe pstm_exptmod function in MatrixSSL 3.8.6 and earlier does not properly perform modular exponentiation, which might allow remote attackers to predict the secret key via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-6887.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
matrixssl (PTS)wheezy1.8.8-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
matrixsslsource(unstable)(not affected)


- matrixssl <not-affected> (Incomplete fix for CVE-2016-6887 not applied)

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