Vulnerability CVE-2016-3995


Published: 2017-02-13

Description:
The timing attack protection in Rijndael::Enc::ProcessAndXorBlock and Rijndael::Dec::ProcessAndXorBlock in Crypto++ (aka cryptopp) before 5.6.4 may be optimized out by the compiler, which allows attackers to conduct timing attacks.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Cryptopp -> Crypto++ 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/11/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85975
https://github.com/weidai11/cryptopp/issues/146

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