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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4038-1 (shibboleth-sp2 - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Rod Widdowson of Steading System Software LLP discovered a coding error in the Dynamic metadata plugin of the Shibboleth Service Provider, causing the plugin to fail configuring itself with the filters provided and omitting whatever checks they are intended to perform.

Affected Software

Affected Software

shibboleth-sp2 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.3+dfsg-2+deb8u1. For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.0+dfsg1-4+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your shibboleth-sp2 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)