Inadequate Encryption Strength Affecting oqs package, versions <0.7.2


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-RUST-OQS-2980370

  • published

    19 Aug 2022

  • disclosed

    30 Jul 2022

  • credit

    Wouter Castryck, Thomas Decru

How to fix?

Upgrade oqs to version 0.7.2 or higher.

Overview

oqs is a package providing safe Rust bindings for the liboqs C library

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Inadequate Encryption Strength in implementation of the SIDH protocol, which exposes secret SIKEp751 keys. The affected schemes are the oqs::kem::Algorithm::Sike* and oqs::kem::Algorithm::Sidh* enum variants.