Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2178-1 awl -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Apr 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 956650.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-11728, CVE-2020-11729.
- More information:
Following CVEs were reported against the awl source package:
An issue was discovered in DAViCal Andrew's Web Libraries (AWL) through 0.60. Session management does not use a sufficiently hard-to-guess session key. Anyone who can guess the microsecond time (and the incrementing session_id) can impersonate a session.
An issue was discovered in DAViCal Andrew's Web Libraries (AWL) through 0.60. Long-term session cookies, uses to provide long-term session continuity, are not generated securely, enabling a brute-force attack that may be successful.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 0.55-1+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your awl 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