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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for libxml-security-java (DLA-2767-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxml-security-java' package(s) announced via the DLA-2767-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Apache Santuario, XML Security for Java, is vulnerable to an issue where the 'secureValidation' property is not passed correctly when creating a KeyInfo from a KeyInfoReference element. This allows an attacker to abuse an XPath Transform to extract any local .xml files in a RetrievalMethod element.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'libxml-security-java' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.8-2+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libxml-security-java packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)