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Helm update for OpenSSL

Published: 2020-02-14
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-1551
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Web applications / CMS

Vendor The Helm Project

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cryptographic issues

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.2 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-1551

CWE-ID: CWE-310 - Cryptographic Issues

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to an overflow issue within the rsaz_512_sqr(): the x64_64 Montgomery squaring procedure used in exponentiation with 512-bit moduli. A remote attacker can perform an attack against DH512 keys.


Update to version 2.16.2.

Vulnerable software versions

Helm: 2.14.0, 2.14.1, 2.14.2, 2.14.3, 2.15.0, 2.15.1, 2.15.2, 2.16.0, 2.16.1

CPE External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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