Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1242-1 xmltooling -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
14 Jan 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-0486.
More information:

Philip Huppert discovered the Shibboleth service provider is vulnerable to impersonation attacks and information disclosure due to mishandling of DTDs in the XMLTooling XML parsing library. For additional details please refer to the upstream advisory at

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.2-5+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your xmltooling packages.

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