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cryptopp 5.6.3 updates

- Fix for CVE-2016-3995

  • Vendor: Fedora
  • Vendor ID: FEDORA-2016-96b60bdb96
  • Date: April 15, 2016


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2016-96b60bdb96
2016-04-15 03:16:06.565173
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Name : cryptopp
Product : Fedora 24
Version : 5.6.3
Release : 3.fc24
URL : http://www.cryptopp.com/
Summary : C++ class library of cryptographic schemes
Description :
Crypto++ Library is a free C++ class library of cryptographic schemes.
See http://www.cryptopp.com/ for a list of supported algorithms.

One purpose of Crypto++ is to act as a repository of public domain
(not copyrighted) source code. Although the library is copyrighted as a
compilation, the individual files in it are in the public domain.

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Update Information:

- Fix for CVE-2016-3995
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1325947 - CVE-2016-3995 cryptopp: bogus protection from timing attacks
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1325947
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update cryptopp' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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