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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for python-pysaml2 (DLA-2119-1)

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:N/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'python-pysaml2' package(s) announced via the DLA-2119-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that pysaml2, a Python implementation of SAML to be used in a WSGI environment, was susceptible to XML signature wrapping attacks, which could result in a bypass of signature verification.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'python-pysaml2' 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 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.0-1+deb8u3. We recommend that you upgrade your python-pysaml2 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)