Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Botan, the worst of which might allow remote attackers to obtain ECDSA secret keys.
|Package||dev-libs/botan on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.10.13|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.10.13|
Botan (Japanese for peony) is a cryptography library written in C++11.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Botan. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker might obtain ECDSA secret keys via a timing side-channel attack or could possibly bypass TLS policy.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Botan users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/botan-1.10.13"
January 11, 2017
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