CVE-2016-9955

NameCVE-2016-9955
DescriptionThe SimpleSAML_XML_Validator class constructor in SimpleSAMLphp before 1.14.11 might allow remote attackers to spoof signatures on SAML 1 responses or possibly cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by leveraging improper conversion of return values to boolean.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1298-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
simplesamlphp (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.14.11-1+deb9u2fixed
buster1.16.3-1+deb10u2fixed
buster (security)1.16.3-1+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid1.18.8-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
simplesamlphpsourcewheezy1.9.2-1+deb7u3DLA-1298-1
simplesamlphpsource(unstable)1.14.11-1low

Notes

[jessie] - simplesamlphp <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://simplesamlphp.org/security/201612-02
https://github.com/simplesamlphp/simplesamlphp/commit/a2326d75dd14accaac162dd2cb30aaefcc1f9205
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/14/7

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