CVE-2019-12904 and the next libgcrypt release.

Andreas Metzler ametzler at
Sun Jun 23 18:17:34 CEST 2019

On 2019-06-23 Werner Koch via Gcrypt-devel <gcrypt-devel at> wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Jun 2019 20:08, gcrypt-devel at said:

> See where I commented:

>  Andreas, I wonder on which grounds you assigned a CVE for this claimed
>  side-channel attack. The mentioned paper is about an old RSA
>  side-channel and not on AES.  I would like to see more facts than the
>  reference to a guy who "knows PPC pretty well".

Hello Werner,

I did not assign (or request) the CVE, I just did a little bit of
housekeeping, adding a pointer to the CVE number in the bug report. ;-)

cu Andreas

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