DescriptionThe Debian initrd script for the cryptsetup package 2:1.7.3-2 and earlier allows physically proximate attackers to gain shell access via many log in attempts with an invalid password.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cryptsetup (PTS)buster2:2.1.0-5+deb10u2fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2:2.3.7-1+deb11u1fixed
sid, trixie2:2.7.2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Negligible security impact
in #860981 claimed to still be unresolved as per 2:1.7.3-3

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