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Bug 760333 (CVE-2020-16042) - [Tracker] Operations on a BigInt could have caused uninitialized memory to be exposed (CVE-2020-16042)
Summary: [Tracker] Operations on a BigInt could have caused uninitialized memory to be...
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: CVE-2020-16042
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
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Keywords: Tracker
Depends on: CVE-2020-16037, CVE-2020-16038, CVE-2020-16039, CVE-2020-16040, CVE-2020-16041 CVE-2020-26971, CVE-2020-26973, CVE-2020-26974, CVE-2020-26978, CVE-2020-35111, CVE-2020-35113, MFSA-2020-55
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Reported: 2020-12-16 18:42 UTC by Thomas Deutschmann
Modified: 2020-12-23 21:30 UTC (History)
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Description Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2020-12-16 18:42:16 UTC
When a BigInt was right-shifted the backing store was not properly cleared, allowing uninitialized memory to be read.
Comment 1 John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2020-12-23 21:30:50 UTC
No dependencies left.