BoringSSL through 2018-06-14 allows a memory-cache side-channel attack on DSA signatures, aka the Return Of the Hidden Number Problem or ROHNP. To discover a DSA key, the attacker needs access to either the local machine or a different virtual machine on the same physical host.
Published 2018-06-15 02:29:01
Updated 2018-08-06 16:56:09
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-12440

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 12 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-12440

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
1.9
LOW AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.4
2.9
NIST
4.7
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
1.0
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-12440

References for CVE-2018-12440

Products affected by CVE-2018-12440

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