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Debian: Security update for simpleSAMLphp

timtai1 discovered that simpleSAMLphp, an authentication and federation platform, is vulnerable to a cross site scripting attack, allowing a remote attacker to access sensitive client data. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2387-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
January 11, 2012                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : simplesamlphp
Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitation
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no

timtai1 discovered that simpleSAMLphp, an authentication and federation
platform, is vulnerable to a cross site scripting attack, allowing a
remote attacker to access sensitive client data.

The oldstable distribution (lenny) does not contain a simplesamlphp
package.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.3-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.8.2-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your simplesamlphp packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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