Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1996-1 libapache2-mod-auth-openidc -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Nov 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 942165.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-14857.
More information:

A security vulnerability was found in libapache2-mod-auth-openidc, the OpenID Connect authentication module for the Apache HTTP server.

Insufficient validation of URLs leads to an Open Redirect vulnerability. An attacker may trick a victim into providing credentials for an OpenID provider by forwarding the request to an illegitimate website.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.0-1+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libapache2-mod-auth-openidc packages.

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