CVE-2024-37880

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Jun 10, 2024
Updated: Jun 12, 2024
CWE ID 203

Summary

CVE-2024-37880 is a cyber vulnerability that affects the Kyber reference implementation before version 9b8d306, when compiled by LLVM Clang through 18.x with certain optimization options. It has a timing side channel that allows attackers to recover an ML-KEM 512 secret key in minutes. This vulnerability occurs because the poly_frommsg function does not prevent the compiler from emitting a secret-dependent branch. The affected products are 'wZun2O' and 'wZun2P'. The vulnerability has a high base severity rating of 7.5 and a high confidentiality impact. There is no user interaction or privileges required for exploitation, and it can be exploited over the network. The danger posed by this vulnerability is significant as it can lead to the exposure of sensitive information and compromise the security of an organization's systems.

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