Upstream information

CVE-2018-16869 at MITRE

Description

A Bleichenbacher type side-channel based padding oracle attack was found in the way nettle handles endian conversion of RSA decrypted PKCS#1 v1.5 data. An attacker who is able to run a process on the same physical core as the victim process, could use this flaw extract plaintext or in some cases downgrade any TLS connections to a vulnerable server.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 5.3
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required High
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1117951 [IN_PROGRESS], 1118086 [CONFIRMED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP3 libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 GA libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP4 libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 libnettle Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 libnettle Affected