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.

  • CVE-2023-1672

    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.

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