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

    Date16 Nov 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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