Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4109-1 ruby-omniauth -- security update

Date Reported:
09 Feb 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 888523.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-18076.
More information:

Lalith Rallabhandi discovered that OmniAuth, a Ruby library for implementing multi-provider authentication in web applications, mishandled and leaked sensitive information. An attacker with access to the callback environment, such as in the case of a crafted web application, can request authentication services from this module and access to the CSRF token.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.1-1+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.1-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-omniauth packages.

For the detailed security status of ruby-omniauth please refer to its security tracker page at: