Upstream information

CVE-2015-2141 at MITRE


The InvertibleRWFunction::CalculateInverse function in rw.cpp in libcrypt++ 5.6.2 does not properly blind private key operations for the Rabin-Williams digital signature algorithm, which allows remote attackers to obtain private keys via a timing attack.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 936435 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3
  • libcryptopp-devel >= 5.6.5-1.3.1
  • libcryptopp5_6_5 >= 5.6.5-1.3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • libcryptopp-devel >= 5.6.4-1.3
  • libcryptopp-devel-static >= 5.6.4-1.3
  • libcryptopp5_6 >= 5.6.4-1.3
  • libcryptopp5_6-32bit >= 5.6.4-1.3
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA libcryptopp-devel-5.6.4-1.3

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Cloud 4 libcryptopp Ignore
SUSE Cloud 4 Dependencies libcryptopp Ignore