Debian LTS: Security Advisory for ecdsautils (DLA-2997-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 weeks ago

Modified

Modified

2 weeks ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'ecdsautils' package(s) announced via the DLA-2997-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

In ecdsautils, a collection of ECDSA elliptic curve cryptography command line tools, an improper verification of cryptographic signatures was detected. A signature consisting only of zeroes is always considered valid, making it trivial to forge signatures.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'ecdsautils' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.3.2+git20151018-2+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your ecdsautils packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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