DescriptionPython package pysaml2 version 4.4.0 and earlier reuses the initialization vector across encryptions in the IDP server, resulting in weak encryption of data.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs882012

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-pysaml2 (PTS)jessie2.0.0-1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)2.0.0-1+deb8u2vulnerable
buster, sid4.5.0-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - python-pysaml2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - python-pysaml2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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