Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3883-1 rt-authen-externalauth -- security update

Date Reported:
15 Jun 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5361.
More information:

It was discovered that RT::Authen::ExternalAuth, an external authentication module for Request Tracker, is vulnerable to timing side-channel attacks for user passwords. Only ExternalAuth in DBI (database) mode is vulnerable.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 0.25-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rt-authen-externalauth packages.