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LIN5-22532 : Security Advisory - ruby - CVE-2016-7798

Created: Feb 9, 2017    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Apr 17, 2017
Found In Version: 5.0.1.38
Fix Version: 5.0.1.40
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace

Description

The openssl gem for Ruby uses the same initialization vector (IV) in GCM Mode (aes-*-gcm) when the IV is set before the key, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to bypass the encryption protection mechanism.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-7798

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