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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5132-1                   [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
May 08, 2022                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ecdsautils
CVE ID         : CVE-2022-24884

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

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: [email protected]

Debian: DSA-5132-1: ecdsautils security update

May 8, 2022
It was discovered that ecdsautils, a collection of ECDSA elliptic curve cryptography CLI tools verified some cryptographic signatures incorrectly: A signature consisting only of ze...

Summary

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

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: [email protected]

Severity
Package : ecdsautils
CVE ID : CVE-2022-24884

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