[Buildroot] [PATCH] libopenssl: security bump to version 1.0.2q
peter at korsgaard.com
Thu Nov 29 15:29:54 UTC 2018
>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com> writes:
> Fixes the following security vulnerabilities:
> *) Microarchitecture timing vulnerability in ECC scalar multiplication
> OpenSSL ECC scalar multiplication, used in e.g. ECDSA and ECDH, has been
> shown to be vulnerable to a microarchitecture timing side channel attack.
> An attacker with sufficient access to mount local timing attacks during
> ECDSA signature generation could recover the private key.
> This issue was reported to OpenSSL on 26th October 2018 by Alejandro
> Cabrera Aldaya, Billy Brumley, Sohaib ul Hassan, Cesar Pereida Garcia and
> Nicola Tuveri.
> [Billy Brumley]
> *) Timing vulnerability in DSA signature generation
> The OpenSSL DSA signature algorithm has been shown to be vulnerable to a
> timing side channel attack. An attacker could use variations in the signing
> algorithm to recover the private key.
> This issue was reported to OpenSSL on 16th October 2018 by Samuel Weiser.
> [Paul Dale]
> For more information, see the changelog:
> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com>
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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