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    Debian: DSA-3979-1: pyjwt security update

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    It was discovered that PyJWT, a Python implementation of JSON Web Token performed insufficient validation of some public key types, which could allow a remote attacker to craft JWTs from scratch.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3979-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    September 19, 2017                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : pyjwt
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-11424
    
    It was discovered that PyJWT, a Python implementation of JSON Web Token
    performed insufficient validation of some public key types, which could
    allow a remote attacker to craft JWTs from scratch.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 0.2.1-1+deb8u2.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.2-1+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your pyjwt 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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