Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2597-1 velocity-tools -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Mar 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-13959.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in velocity-tools, a collection of useful tools for the "Velocity" template engine.
The default error page could be exploited to steal session cookies, perform requests in the name of the victim, used for phishing attacks and many other similar attacks.
For Debian 9
Stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.0-6+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your velocity-tools 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