Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1178-1 opensaml2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Nov 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 881856.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-16853.
- More information:
Rod Widdowson of Steading System Software LLP discovered a coding error in the OpenSAML library, causing the DynamicMetadataProvider class to fail configuring itself with the filters provided and omitting whatever checks they are intended to perform.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.4.3-4+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your opensaml2 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS