DSA-5010-1 libxml-security-java -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 Nov 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 994569.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-40690.
- More information:
Apache Santuario - XML Security for Java is vulnerable to an issue where the
secureValidationproperty is not passed correctly when creating a KeyInfo from a KeyInfoReference element. This allows an attacker to abuse an XPath Transform to extract any local .xml files in a RetrievalMethod element.
For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.10-2+deb10u1.
For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.10-2+deb11u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libxml-security-java packages.
For the detailed security status of libxml-security-java please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libxml-security-java