Debian: DSA-3679-1: jackrabbit security update

    Date27 Sep 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Lukas Reschke discovered that Apache Jackrabbit, an implementation of the Content Repository for Java Technology API, did not correctly check the Content-Type header on HTTP POST requests, enabling Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks by malicious web sites.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3679-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    	
    https://www.debian.org/security/                           Florian Weimer
    September 27, 2016                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : jackrabbit
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-6801
    Debian Bug     : 838204
    
    Lukas Reschke discovered that Apache Jackrabbit, an implementation of
    the Content Repository for Java Technology API, did not correctly
    check the Content-Type header on HTTP POST requests, enabling
    Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks by malicious web sites.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.3.6-1+deb8u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.12.4-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your jackrabbit 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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