Vulnerability CVE-2021-43569


Published: 2021-11-09   Modified: 2021-11-10

Description:
The verify function in the Stark Bank .NET ECDSA library (ecdsa-dotnet) 1.3.1 fails to check that the signature is non-zero, which allows attackers to forge signatures on arbitrary messages.

Type:

CWE-347

(Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Starkbank -> Ecdsa-dotnet 

 References:
https://research.nccgroup.com/2021/11/08/technical-advisory-arbitrary-signature-forgery-in-stark-bank-ecdsa-libraries/
https://github.com/starkbank/ecdsa-dotnet/releases/tag/v1.3.2

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