CVE-2020-12402

Public on 2020-11-09
Modified on 2021-07-12
Description
A flaw was found in NSS, where it is vulnerable to RSA key generation cache timing side-channel attacks. An attacker with sufficient access to mount cache timing attacks during the RSA key generation process could recover the private key. The highest threat to this flaw is to confidentiality.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
4.4
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 nspr 2020-11-09 21:02 ALAS2-2020-1559
Amazon Linux 2 nss-util 2020-11-09 21:02 ALAS2-2020-1559
Amazon Linux 2 nss-softokn 2020-11-09 21:02 ALAS2-2020-1559
Amazon Linux 2 nss 2020-11-09 21:02 ALAS2-2020-1559
Amazon Linux 1 nspr 2021-07-08 18:41 ALAS-2021-1522
Amazon Linux 1 nss-util 2021-07-08 18:41 ALAS-2021-1522
Amazon Linux 1 nss-softokn 2021-07-08 18:41 ALAS-2021-1522

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 4.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
NVD CVSSv2 1.2 AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
NVD CVSSv3 4.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N