OpenSSH Information for VU#997481
Cryptographic libraries and applications do not adequately defend against timing attacks
- Vendor Information Help Date Notified: 11 Mar 2003
- Statement Date:
- Date Updated: 15 Apr 2003
No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.
The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.
Changes since OpenSSH 3.5:
* RSA blinding is now used by ssh(1), sshd(8) and ssh-agent(1).
in order to avoid potential timing attacks against the RSA keys.
Older versions of OpenSSH have been using RSA blinding in
Please note that there is no evidence that the SSH protocol is
vulnerable to the OpenSSL/TLS timing attack described in
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