Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4039-1 opensaml2 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Nov 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 881856.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-16853.
- More information:
Rod Widdowson of Steading System Software LLP discovered a coding error in the OpenSAML library, causing the DynamicMetadataProvider class to fail configuring itself with the filters provided and omitting whatever checks they are intended to perform.
See https://shibboleth.net/community/advisories/secadv_20171115.txt for details.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.3-2+deb8u2.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.0-4+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your opensaml2 packages.