Information Exposure Affecting openssl-universal Open this link in a new tab package, versions >=1.0.2, <

  • Attack Complexity


  • Confidentiality


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  • snyk-id


  • published

    2 Oct 2019

  • disclosed

    11 Apr 2018

  • credit

    Alejandro Cabrera Aldaya, Billy Brumley, Cesar Pereida Garcia and Luis Manuel Alvarez Tapia

How to fix?

Upgrade OpenSSL-Universal to version or higher.


OpenSSL-Universal is a complete solution to OpenSSL on iOS and OSX

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Information Exposure via timing (side-channel) attacks. The vulnerability exists due to the lack of constant time comparison during the RSA key generation of p and q, resulting in the potential ability to recover the private key.