CVE-2024-23170

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 31, 2024
Updated: Feb 22, 2024
CWE ID 203

Summary

CVE-2024-23170 is a vulnerability discovered in Mbed TLS versions 2.x before 2.28.7 and 3.x before 3.5.2. This vulnerability allows a local attacker to recover plaintext by exploiting a timing side channel in RSA private operations. The attacker needs to send a large number of messages for decryption. The affected products include nXwejB, nXwejC, nXwejD, nXwejE, and others. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update Mbed TLS to version 2.28.7 or 3.5.2 or later. This vulnerability poses a medium risk as it has a base score of 5.5 and high confidentiality impact according to the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) assessment provided by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology).

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