Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5132-1 ecdsautils -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 08 May 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-24884.
- More information:
It was discovered that ecdsautils, a collection of ECDSA elliptic curve cryptography CLI tools verified some cryptographic signatures incorrectly: A signature consisting only of zeroes was always considered valid, making it trivial to forge signatures.
For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 0.3.2+git20151018-2+deb10u1.
For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 0.3.2+git20151018-2+deb11u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your ecdsautils packages.
For the detailed security status of ecdsautils please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/ecdsautils