Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1594-1 xml-security-c -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
24 Nov 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
No other external database security references currently available.
More information:

A vulnerability in xml-security-c, a library for the XML Digital Security specification, has been found. Different KeyInfo combinations, like signatures without public key, result in incomplete DSA structures that crash openssl during verification.

This vulnerability does not have a CVE identifier yet.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.2-3+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your xml-security-c packages.

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