CVE-2016-10127

NameCVE-2016-10127
DescriptionPySAML2 allows remote attackers to conduct XML external entity (XXE) attacks via a crafted SAML XML request or response.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-pysaml2 (PTS)jessie2.0.0-1vulnerable
jessie (security)2.0.0-1+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch, sid3.0.0-5vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python-pysaml2source(unstable)(unfixed)medium

Notes

https://github.com/rohe/pysaml2/issues/366
A proper fix for this issue would be to fix the underlying issue in src:libxml2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1411794#c12

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