Doubt? See whether similar problem will be happen in future?

Heard that in Infineon chip set has vulnerability occurs. Since security expert found the vulnerability in new German national ID card since 2010. However a technical article (ZdNet) report last week that a chip crypto flaws vulnerability occured in Spain ID card. Per announcement by NIST, this vulnerability file to CVE database (CVE-2017-15361). A security vulnerability was found in the implementation of RSA keypair generation in a cryptographic library used in a wide range of cryptographic chips produced by Infineon Technologies AG. The product is also integrated in authentication, signature and encryption tokens of other vendors and chips used for Trusted Boot of operating systems. The vulnerability is present in NIST FIPS 140-2 and CC EAL 5+ certified devices since at least the year 2012. Any doubts? For more details about this vulnerability. Please see below url for reference.

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15361

Reference: Hong Kong Government to Use Infineon’s Chip Card Technology in Smart Identification Card Project – announcement June 2002 (see below url for reference)

https://www.infineon.com/cms/en/about-infineon/press/market-news/2002/129155.html

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *