Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1244-1 ca-certificates -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
15 Jan 2018
Affected Packages:
ca-certificates
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 858064, Bug 858539.
More information:

This release does a complete update of the CA list. This includes removing the StartCom and WoSign certificates to as they are now untrusted by the major browser vendors.

This includes 1024-bit root certificates (#858064) and untrusted StartCom and WoSign certificates (#858539) which have been removed, as they are deemed to untrustworthy.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 20130119+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your ca-certificates packages.

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