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Debian: DSA-4038-1: shibboleth-sp2 security update

Date 16 Nov 2017
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Rod Widdowson of Steading System Software LLP discovered a coding error in the "Dynamic" metadata plugin of the Shibboleth Service Provider, causing the plugin to fail configuring itself with the filters provided and omitting whatever checks they are intended to perform.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4038-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
November 16, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : shibboleth-sp2
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-16852
Debian Bug     : 881857

Rod Widdowson of Steading System Software LLP discovered a coding error
in the "Dynamic" metadata plugin of the Shibboleth Service Provider,
causing the plugin to fail configuring itself with the filters provided
and omitting whatever checks they are intended to perform.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 2.5.3+dfsg-2+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.6.0+dfsg1-4+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your shibboleth-sp2 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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