Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2767-1 libxml-security-java -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Sep 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 994569.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-40690.
- More information:
Apache Santuario, XML Security for Java, is vulnerable to an issue where the
secureValidationproperty is not passed correctly when creating a KeyInfo from a KeyInfoReference element. This allows an attacker to abuse an XPath Transform to extract any local .xml files in a RetrievalMethod element.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.8-2+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libxml-security-java packages.
For the detailed security status of libxml-security-java please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libxml-security-java
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