Upstream information

CVE-2016-6489 at MITRE

Description

The RSA and DSA decryption code in Nettle makes it easier for attackers to discover private keys via a cache side channel attack.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None Partial
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 991464 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • libhogweed2 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libhogweed2-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-910
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libhogweed2 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libhogweed2-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA libhogweed2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
  • libhogweed2 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libhogweed2-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 GA libhogweed2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • libhogweed4 >= 3.4-2.12
  • libnettle-devel >= 3.4-2.12
  • libnettle6 >= 3.4-2.12
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA libhogweed4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
  • libhogweed4-32bit >= 3.4-2.12
  • libnettle6-32bit >= 3.4-2.12
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA libhogweed4-32bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • libhogweed2 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libhogweed2-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-910
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libhogweed2 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libhogweed2-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA libhogweed2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
  • libhogweed2 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libhogweed2-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 GA libhogweed2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • libhogweed2 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4 >= 2.7.1-12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-910
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • libhogweed2 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libhogweed2-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-910
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • libnettle >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle-devel >= 2.7.1-12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-910
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • libnettle-devel >= 2.7.1-12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA libnettle-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4
  • libnettle-devel >= 2.7.1-12.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 GA libnettle-devel
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libhogweed4 >= 3.4-lp150.2.3
  • libnettle6 >= 3.4-lp150.2.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA libhogweed4
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • libhogweed2 >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • libhogweed2-32bit >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • libhogweed2-debuginfo >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • libhogweed2-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • libnettle >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • libnettle-debugsource >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • libnettle-devel >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • libnettle-devel-32bit >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • libnettle4 >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • libnettle4-32bit >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • libnettle4-debuginfo >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • libnettle4-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • nettle >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
  • nettle-debuginfo >= 2.7.1-10.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-675
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • libhogweed2 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libhogweed2-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle-devel >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4 >= 2.7.1-12.1
  • libnettle4-32bit >= 2.7.1-12.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA libhogweed2
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • libhogweed4 >= 3.3-1.1
  • libhogweed4-32bit >= 3.3-1.1
  • libnettle-devel >= 3.3-1.1
  • libnettle-devel-32bit >= 3.3-1.1
  • libnettle6 >= 3.3-1.1
  • libnettle6-32bit >= 3.3-1.1
  • nettle >= 3.3-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA libhogweed4


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 libnettle Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 libnettle Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 libnettle Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 for Raspberry PI libnettle Released