Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3065-1 libxml-security-java -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 06 Nov 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 720375.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-2172.
- More information:
James Forshaw discovered that, in Apache Santuario XML Security for Java, CanonicalizationMethod parameters were incorrectly validated: by specifying an arbitrary weak canonicalization algorithm, an attacker could spoof XML signatures.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.5-1+deb7u1.
For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.5-2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.5-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libxml-security-java packages.