CVE-2021-43666

NameCVE-2021-43666
DescriptionA Denial of Service vulnerability exists in mbed TLS 3.0.0 and earlier in the mbedtls_pkcs12_derivation function when an input password's length is 0.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mbedtls (PTS)buster2.16.0-1vulnerable
bullseye2.16.9-0.1vulnerable
bookworm, sid2.28.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mbedtlssource(unstable)2.28.0-1

Notes

https://github.com/ARMmbed/mbedtls/issues/5136
Backport 2.16: https://github.com/ARMmbed/mbedtls/pull/5311

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