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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-4242

Original release date: 08/19/2013
Last revised: 10/30/2013


GnuPG before 1.4.14, and Libgcrypt before 1.5.3 as used in GnuPG 2.0.x and possibly other products, allows local users to obtain private RSA keys via a cache side-channel attack involving the L3 cache, aka Flush+Reload.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1294
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://eprint.iacr.org/2013/448
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1457
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#976534
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1923-1
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 54332
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [gnupg-announce] 20130725 [Announce] [security fix] GnuPG 1.4.14 released
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2730
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 54321
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 61464
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 54375
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=717880
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 54318
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2731

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.04
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10
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* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0
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* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.10
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.11
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.12
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.13
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.14
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.15
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.16
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.17
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.18
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.19
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.6
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.7
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:2.0.8
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* cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2
* cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3
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* cpe:/a:gnupg:libgcrypt:1.5.2 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:gnupg:libgcrypt:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:gnupg:libgcrypt:1.5.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:libgcrypt:1.4.6
* cpe:/a:gnupg:libgcrypt:1.4.5
* cpe:/a:gnupg:libgcrypt:1.4.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:libgcrypt:1.4.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:libgcrypt:1.4.0
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* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.13 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.12
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.11
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.10
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.4.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.93
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.92
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.91
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.90
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.6
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.2
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.1
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.3.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.7
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.6
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.5
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.1:windows
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.2.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.7
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.5:-:win32
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.4:-:win32
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:1.0.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.9.9
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.9.8
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.9.7
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.9.6
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.9.5
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.9.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.9.2
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.9.11
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.9.10
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.9.1
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.9.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.4.5
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.4.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.4.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.4.1
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.4.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.3.5
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.3.4
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.3.3
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.3.2
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.3.1
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.3.0
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.2.19
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.2.18
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.2.17
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.2.16
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.2.15
* cpe:/a:gnupg:gnupg:0.0.0:-
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Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)