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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-5270

Libgcrypt before 1.5.4, as used in GnuPG and other products, does not properly perform ciphertext normalization and ciphertext randomization, which makes it easier for physically proximate attackers to conduct key-extraction attacks by leveraging the ability to collect voltage data from exposed metal, a different vector than CVE-2013-4576.
Publish Date : 2014-10-10 Last Update Date : 2017-11-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3024-1 gnupg - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26710 unix
DSA-3073-1 -- libgcrypt11 security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27968 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1077-1 -- Security update for libgcrypt oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26547 unix
USN-2339-1 -- gnupg vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26749 unix
USN-2339-2 -- libgcrypt11 vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25845 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-5270

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.4.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.4.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Gnupg Libgcrypt 9

- References For CVE-2014-5270
MLIST [oss-security] 20140816 Re: CVE request: libgcrypt, ELGAMAL side-channel attack
MLIST [gnupg-announce] 20140808 [security fix] Libgcrypt and GnuPG

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-5270

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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