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CVE-2021-40529 at MITRE

Description

The ElGamal implementation in Botan through 2.18.1, as used in Thunderbird and other products, allows plaintext recovery because, during interaction between two cryptographic libraries, a certain dangerous combination of the prime defined by the receiver's public key, the generator defined by the receiver's public key, and the sender's ephemeral exponents can lead to a cross-configuration attack against OpenPGP.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Revisit

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1190244 [NEW]

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