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Debian: DSA-4039-1: opensaml2 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 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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