Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4109-1 ruby-omniauth -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Feb 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 888523.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-18076.
- More information:
Lalith Rallabhandi discovered that OmniAuth, a Ruby library for implementing multi-provider authentication in web applications, mishandled and leaked sensitive information. An attacker with access to the callback environment, such as in the case of a crafted web application, can request authentication services from this module and access to the CSRF token.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.1-1+deb8u1.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.1-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-omniauth packages.
For the detailed security status of ruby-omniauth please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/ruby-omniauth