CVE-2017-12874

NameCVE-2017-12874
DescriptionThe InfoCard module 1.0 for SimpleSAMLphp allows attackers to spoof XML messages by leveraging an incorrect check of return values in signature validation utilities.
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-1205-1, DSA-4127-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
simplesamlphp (PTS)jessie1.13.1-2+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1.13.1-2+deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.14.11-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.16.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
simplesamlphpsource(unstable)1.14.11-1medium
simplesamlphpsourcejessie1.13.1-2+deb8u1mediumDSA-4127-1
simplesamlphpsourcestretch1.14.11-1+deb9u1mediumDSA-4127-1
simplesamlphpsourcewheezy1.9.2-1+deb7u1mediumDLA-1205-1

Notes

Issue lies in simplesamlphp/simplesamlphp-module-infocard and fixed
in 1.0.1. The module is embedded in src:simplesamlphp
https://simplesamlphp.org/security/201612-03
Patch: https://github.com/simplesamlphp/simplesamlphp-module-infocard/commit/7353762acacd827a61378629f87de991451089da

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