Debian Security Advisory
DLA-3648-1 tang -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 Nov 2023
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-1672.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a race condition in Tang, a network-based cryptographic binding server. This flaw resulted in a small time window whereby newly-generated private keys were readable by other processes on the same machine.
A race condition exists in the Tang server functionality for key generation and key rotation. This flaw results in a small time window where Tang private keys become readable by other processes on the same host.
For Debian 10
Buster, this problem has been fixed in version 7-1+deb10u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your tang 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