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    Debian: DSA-4039-1: opensaml2 security update

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    Rod Widdowson of Steading System Software LLP discovered a coding error in the OpenSAML library, causing the DynamicMetadataProvider class 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-4039-1                   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        : opensaml2
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-16853
    Debian Bug     : 881856
    
    Rod Widdowson of Steading System Software LLP discovered a coding error
    in the OpenSAML library, causing the DynamicMetadataProvider class 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 2.5.3-2+deb8u2.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.6.0-4+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your opensaml2 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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