Debian DSA-4057-1 : erlang - security update (ROBOT)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 105089

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

It was discovered that the TLS server in Erlang is vulnerable to an adaptive chosen ciphertext attack against RSA keys.

Solution

Upgrade the erlang packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1:17.3-dfsg-4+deb8u2.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:19.2.1+dfsg-2+deb9u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/erlang

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/erlang

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/erlang

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4057

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105089

File Name: debian_DSA-4057.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/8/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:erlang, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 12/8/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000385

DSA: 4057