CVE-2007-6755

NameCVE-2007-6755
DescriptionThe NIST SP 800-90A default statement of the Dual Elliptic Curve Deterministic Random Bit Generation (Dual_EC_DRBG) algorithm contains point Q constants with a possible relationship to certain "skeleton key" values, which might allow context-dependent attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms by leveraging knowledge of those values. NOTE: this is a preliminary CVE for Dual_EC_DRBG; future research may provide additional details about point Q and associated attacks, and could potentially lead to a RECAST or REJECT of this CVE.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openssl (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)1.0.1t-1+deb8u21vulnerable
stretch (security)1.1.0l-1~deb9u6fixed
stretch (lts), stretch1.1.0l-1~deb9u9fixed
buster1.1.1n-0+deb10u3fixed
buster (security)1.1.1n-0+deb10u6fixed
bullseye1.1.1w-0+deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)1.1.1n-0+deb11u5fixed
bookworm (security), bookworm3.0.11-1~deb12u2fixed
trixie3.2.1-3fixed
sid3.2.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
opensslsource(unstable)1.1.0b-2unimportant

Notes

Unused/broken in OpenSSL, see http://marc.info/?l=openssl-announce&m=138747119822324&w=2
Eventually removed upstream in https://github.com/openssl/openssl/commit/78c990c156ba7 (OpenSSL_1_1_0-pre1)

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