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Debian: DSA-3679-1: jackrabbit security update

Date 27 Sep 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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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