Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4046-1 libspring-ldap-java -- security update

Date Reported:
22 Nov 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-8028.
More information:

Tobias Schneider discovered that libspring-ldap-java, a Java library for Spring-based applications using the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, would under some circumstances allow authentication with a correct username but an arbitrary password.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.1.RELEASE-5+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libspring-ldap-java packages.

For the detailed security status of libspring-ldap-java please refer to its security tracker page at: