Debian: DSA-4046-1: libspring-ldap-java security update

    Date 22 Nov 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Tobias Schneider discovered that libspring-ldap-java, a Java library for Spring-based applications using the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, would under some circumstances allow authentication with a correct username but an arbitrary password.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4046-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    November 22, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libspring-ldap-java
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-8028
    
    Tobias Schneider discovered that libspring-ldap-java, a Java library
    for Spring-based applications using the Lightweight Directory Access
    Protocol, would under some circumstances allow authentication with a
    correct username but an arbitrary password.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.3.1.RELEASE-5+deb8u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libspring-ldap-java packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of libspring-ldap-java please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libspring-ldap-java
    
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    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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