Vulnerability identifier: #VU46019
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to usage of wNAF point multiplication algorithm when performing EC scalar point multiplication, which leaked partial information about the nonce used during signature generation. A remote attacker can perform an electro-magnetic side-channel attack and recover the private key.
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Vulnerable software versions
Mozilla Firefox: 70.0 - 79.0
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.