Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4588-1 python-ecdsa -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Dec 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, incorrectly handled certain signatures. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause python-ecdsa to either not warn about incorrect signatures, or generate exceptions resulting in a denial-of-service.
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 0.13-2+deb9u1.
For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 0.13-3+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your python-ecdsa packages.
For the detailed security status of python-ecdsa please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/python-ecdsa