Debian DLA-2453-1 : restic security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 142936


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


golang-go.crypto was recently updated with a fix for CVE-2020-9283.
This in turn requires all packages that use the affected code to be recompiled in order to pick up the security fix.


SSH signature verification could cause Panic when given invalid Public key.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.3.3-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your restic packages.

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

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected restic package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 142936

File Name: debian_DLA-2453.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/17/2020

Updated: 2/8/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-9283


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/16/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/20/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-9283