GNU Libgcrypt Information for VU#997481

Cryptographic libraries and applications do not adequately defend against timing attacks

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

Libgcrypt does not have any counter measurements as of now. We are working on a suitable solution - most likely this will require applications using Libgcrypt to enable this forthcoming feature. Note, that Libgcrypt is still flagged as work in progress. We hope for a stable version in early summer.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

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