Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1978-1 python-ecdsa -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Oct 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-14853, CVE-2019-14859.
- More information:
It was discovered that python-ecdsa, a cryptographic signature library for Python, did not correctly verify DER encoded signatures. Malformed signatures could lead to unexpected exceptions and in some cases did not raise any exception.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 0.11-1+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your python-ecdsa 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