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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4085-1 (xmltooling - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Philip Huppert discovered the Shibboleth service provider is vulnerable to impersonation attacks and information disclosure due to mishandling of DTDs in the XMLTooling XML parsing library.

Affected Software

Affected Software

xmltooling 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 1.5.3-2+deb8u2. The stable distribution (stretch) is not affected. We recommend that you upgrade your xmltooling packages. For the detailed security status of xmltooling please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)