Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3979-1 pyjwt -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Sep 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-11424.
- More information:
It was discovered that PyJWT, a Python implementation of JSON Web Token performed insufficient validation of some public key types, which could allow a remote attacker to craft JWTs from scratch.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.1-1+deb8u2.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.2-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your pyjwt packages.