DescriptionElixir 0.8.0 uses Blowfish in CFB mode without constructing a unique initialization vector (IV), which makes it easier for context-dependent users to obtain sensitive information and decrypt the database.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs670919

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
elixir (PTS)jessie0.7.1-2vulnerable
buster, stretch0.7.1-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - elixir <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - elixir <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - elixir <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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