Debian: DSA-3321-2: opensaml2 security update

    Date 08 Aug 2015
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that opensaml2, a Security Assertion Markup Language library, needed to be rebuilt against a fixed version of the xmltooling package due to its use of macros vulnerable to CVE-2015-0851 as fixed in the DSA 3321-1 update. For reference the original advisory text follows.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3321-2                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Alessandro Ghedini
    August 08, 2015                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : opensaml2
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-0851
    Debian Bug     : 794851
    
    It was discovered that opensaml2, a Security Assertion Markup Language
    library, needed to be rebuilt against a fixed version of the xmltooling
    package due to its use of macros vulnerable to CVE-2015-0851 as fixed in
    the DSA 3321-1 update. For reference the original advisory text follows.
    
    The InCommon Shibboleth Training team discovered that XMLTooling, a
    C++ XML parsing library, did not properly handle an exception when
    parsing well-formed but schema-invalid XML. This could allow remote
    attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via crafted XML data.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.4.3-4+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.5.3-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version $stretch_VERSION.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version $UNSTABLE_VERSION.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your opensaml2 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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