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Bug 673056 (CVE-2018-5407) - <dev-libs/openssl-1.0.2q: side-channel vulnerability (CVE-2018-5407)
Summary: <dev-libs/openssl-1.0.2q: side-channel vulnerability (CVE-2018-5407)
Alias: CVE-2018-5407
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A4 [glsa+ cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-12-13 05:38 UTC by D'juan McDonald (domhnall)
Modified: 2019-03-14 01:35 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
stable-bot: sanity-check+


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Description D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2018-12-13 05:38:48 UTC
A microprocessor side-channel vulnerability was found on SMT (e.g, Hyper-Threading) architectures. An attacker running a malicious process on the same core of the processor as the victim process can extract certain secret information.


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Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2018-12-14 15:38:20 UTC
since the advisory does not mention that, ftr, it is fixed in 1.0.2q
Comment 2 Sergei Trofimovich (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2018-12-28 20:00:21 UTC
hppa stable
Comment 3 Mikle Kolyada (RETIRED) archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2018-12-28 20:19:44 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 4 Rolf Eike Beer archtester 2018-12-29 13:01:15 UTC
sparc stable
Comment 5 Matt Turner gentoo-dev 2018-12-29 18:02:31 UTC
alpha stable
Comment 6 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2018-12-29 19:13:37 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 7 Sergei Trofimovich (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2019-01-01 12:07:59 UTC
ia64 stable
Comment 8 Sergei Trofimovich (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2019-01-01 12:21:34 UTC
ppc64 stable
Comment 9 Matt Turner gentoo-dev 2019-01-05 21:11:02 UTC
ppc stable
Comment 10 Mart Raudsepp gentoo-dev 2019-01-06 22:26:46 UTC
arm64 stable
Comment 11 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2019-01-07 18:44:52 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 604a6136f50362e5bcfabf4187ea945e2fdb43f3
Author:     Thomas Deutschmann <>
AuthorDate: 2019-01-07 18:44:35 +0000
Commit:     Thomas Deutschmann <>
CommitDate: 2019-01-07 18:44:35 +0000

    dev-libs/openssl: security cleanup
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.54, Repoman-2.3.12
    Signed-off-by: Thomas Deutschmann <>

 dev-libs/openssl/Manifest                 |   5 -
 dev-libs/openssl/openssl-1.0.2p-r1.ebuild | 306 ------------------------------
 2 files changed, 311 deletions(-)
Comment 12 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2019-01-07 18:45:28 UTC
New GLSA request filed.
Comment 13 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2019-03-14 01:35:31 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201903-10 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).