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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-12438

The Elliptic Curve Cryptography library (aka sunec or libsunec) allows a memory-cache side-channel attack on ECDSA signatures, aka the Return Of the Hidden Number Problem or ROHNP. To discover an ECDSA key, the attacker needs access to either the local machine or a different virtual machine on the same physical host.
Publish Date : 2018-06-14 Last Update Date : 2018-08-09
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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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 320

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-12438

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Botan Project Botan - Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Cryptlib Cryptlib - Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt - Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Google Boringssl - Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Libsunec Project Libsunec - Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Libtom Libtomcrypt - Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Matrixssl Matrixssl - Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mozilla Network Security Services - Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Openbsd Libressl - Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Openssl Openssl - Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wolfssl Wolfcrypt - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Botan Project Botan 1
Cryptlib Cryptlib 1
Gnupg Libgcrypt 1
Google Boringssl 1
Libsunec Project Libsunec 1
Libtom Libtomcrypt 1
Matrixssl Matrixssl 1
Mozilla Network Security Services 1
Openbsd Libressl 1
Openssl Openssl 1
Wolfssl Wolfcrypt 1

- References For CVE-2018-12438

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-12438

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