Covalent Information for VU#997481

Cryptographic libraries and applications do not adequately defend against timing attacks

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

Covalent Technologies announces the availability of patch releases for Covalent FastStart 3.x and Covalent ERS 2.x, addressing the SSL Private Key vulnerability. Covalent customers can access the downloads for their platforms at http://www.covalent.net/support/rotate.php?page=109. The patch release also addresses a number of other issues, including the Denial of Service attacked referenced at [http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0132]. Further information is available in the release notes for the patches.
All Covalent customers are urged to apply these patches as soon as possible. Covalent will also include these patches in the upcoming FastStart 3.3.3 and ERS 2.3.3 releases. Covalent customers with further questions should enter a support incident through the Covalent support console.

Vendor Information

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

Vendor References

None

Addendum

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