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Debian: Security Advisory for shibboleth-sp (DSA-4905-1)

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 'shibboleth-sp' package(s) announced via the DSA-4905-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that the Shibboleth Service Provider is prone to a NULL pointer dereference flaw in the cookie-based session recovery feature. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash in the shibd daemon/service). For additional information please refer to the upstream advisory at [link moved to references]

Affected Software

Affected Software

'shibboleth-sp' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.4+dfsg1-1+deb10u2. We recommend that you upgrade your shibboleth-sp packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)