Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2997-1 ecdsautils -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
07 May 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-24884.
More information:

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.

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.

For the detailed security status of ecdsautils please refer to its security tracker page at:

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