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CWE - 385 : Covert Timing Channel

CWE Definition http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/385.html
Number of vulnerabilities: 0
Description Covert timing channels convey information by modulating some aspect of system behavior over time, so that the program receiving the information can observe system behavior and infer protected information.In some instances, knowing when data is transmitted between parties can provide a malicious user with privileged information. Also, externally monitoring the timing of operations can potentially reveal sensitive data. For example, some cryptographic operations can leak their internal state if the time it takes to perform the operation changes, based on the state.
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