CVE-2021-29495

NameCVE-2021-29495
DescriptionNim is a statically typed compiled systems programming language. In Nim standard library before 1.4.2, httpClient SSL/TLS certificate verification was disabled by default. Users can upgrade to version 1.4.2 to receive a patch or, as a workaround, set "verifyMode = CVerifyPeer" as documented.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nim (PTS)stretch0.16.0-1vulnerable
buster0.19.4-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid1.4.6+really1.4.2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nimsource(unstable)1.4.2-1

Notes

[buster] - nim <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - nim <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/nim-lang/security/security/advisories/GHSA-9vqv-2jj9-7mqr

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