Debian: DSA-3588-1: symfony security update

    Date 29 May 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in Symfony, a PHP framework. CVE-2016-1902
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3588-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Luciano Bello
    May 29, 2016                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : symfony
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-1902 CVE-2016-4423
    
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in Symfony, a PHP framework. 
    
    CVE-2016-1902
    
        Lander Brandt discovered that the class SecureRandom might generate
        weak random numbers for cryptographic use under certain settings. If
        the functions random_bytes() or openssl_random_pseudo_bytes() are not
        available, the output of SecureRandom should not be consider secure.
    
    CVE-2016-4423
    
        Marek Alaksa from Citadelo discovered that it is possible to fill up
        the session storage space by submitting inexistent large usernames.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.3.21+dfsg-4+deb8u3.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 2.8.6+dfsg-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.8.6+dfsg-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your symfony packages.
    
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