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[SECURITY] [DSA 3883-1] rt-authen-externalauth security update

Posted on 15 June 2017
Debian Security Advisory

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3883-1 security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
June 15, 2017 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : rt-authen-externalauth
CVE ID : CVE-2017-5361

It was discovered that RT::Authen::ExternalAuth, an external
authentication module for Request Tracker, is vulnerable to timing
side-channel attacks for user passwords. Only ExternalAuth in DBI
(database) mode is vulnerable.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.25-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rt-authen-externalauth packages.

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

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

 

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