Debian DSA-4126-1 : xmltooling - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107026

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Kelby Ludwig and Scott Cantor discovered that the Shibboleth service provider is vulnerable to impersonation attacks and information disclosure due to incorrect XML parsing. For additional details please refer to the upstream advisory at https://shibboleth.net/community/advisories/secadv_20180227.txt

Solution

Upgrade the xmltooling packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.3-2+deb8u3.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.0-4+deb9u1.

See Also

https://shibboleth.net/community/advisories/secadv_20180227.txt

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/xmltooling

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/xmltooling

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/xmltooling

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4126

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107026

File Name: debian_DSA-4126.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/28

Modified: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xmltooling, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0489

DSA: 4126

IAVB: 2018-B-0038