Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2119-1 python-pysaml2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Feb 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 949322.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-5390.
More information:

It was discovered that pysaml2, a Python implementation of SAML to be used in a WSGI environment, was susceptible to XML signature wrapping attacks, which could result in a bypass of signature verification.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.0-1+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your python-pysaml2 packages.

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