Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1179-1 shibboleth-sp2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Nov 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 881857.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-16852.
More information:

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.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.4.3+dfsg-5+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your shibboleth-sp2 packages.

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