Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1408-1 simplesamlphp -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 29 Jun 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-12868, CVE-2017-12872.
- More information:
- CVE-2017-12872 /
The (1) Htpasswd authentication source in the authcrypt module and (2) SimpleSAML_Session class in SimpleSAMLphp 1.14.11 and earlier allow remote attackers to conduct timing side-channel attacks by leveraging use of the standard comparison operator to compare secret material against user input.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1.13.1-2+deb8u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your simplesamlphp 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
- CVE-2017-12872 / CVE-2017-12868