A vulnerability in Intel Integrated Performance Primitives (IPP) Cryptography allows local users to recover the RSA private key via a potential side-channel.
The cryptography (CP) domain in Intel’s newest version of Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP) v2017 has been enhanced to improve its security and customers are strongly urged to update to this release.
A potential side-channel vulnerability was identified in the Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives Cryptography which is bundled with Intel® IPP. The vulnerability allows an attacker to potentially recover enough information to retrieve a RSA private key. The root cause of the issue has been identified and mitigated in the latest release of IPP Cryptography.
The CVSSv3 severity rating for this issue 7.1 (High).
Intel has developed an update to the Intel® IPP Cryptography software and is making it available to customers. The mitigated versions are Intel® IPP Cryptography 2017 and 9.0.4.
Intel strongly recommends customers impacted by this issue to upgrade to the latest version listed in the table above.
This issue was identified by Intel
CVSS v3 score & vectors: 7.1 (High)CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
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CVE Name: CVE-2016-8100
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