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Debian alert DSA-2857-1 (libspring-java)

From:  Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 2857-1] libspring-java security update
Date:  Sat, 8 Feb 2014 15:41:58 +0100
Message-ID:  <20140208144157.GA8352@pisco.westfalen.local>

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA-2857-1 Markus Koschany February 08, 2014 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Package : libspring-java Vulnerability : several Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2013-6429 CVE-2013-6430 It was discovered by the Spring development team that the fix for the XML External Entity (XXE) Injection (CVE-2013-4152) in the Spring Framework was incomplete. Spring MVC's SourceHttpMessageConverter also processed user provided XML and neither disabled XML external entities nor provided an option to disable them. SourceHttpMessageConverter has been modified to provide an option to control the processing of XML external entities and that processing is now disabled by default. In addition Jon Passki discovered a possible XSS vulnerability: The JavaScriptUtils.javaScriptEscape() method did not escape all characters that are sensitive within either a JS single quoted string, JS double quoted string, or HTML script data context. In most cases this will result in an unexploitable parse error but in some cases it could result in an XSS vulnerability. For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.6.RELEASE-6+deb7u2. For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.6.RELEASE-11. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.6.RELEASE-11. We recommend that you upgrade your libspring-java packages. Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: Mailing list: -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1 iEYEARECAAYFAlL2QfYACgkQXm3vHE4uylrKVwCgl0VC2bcFi0cw8M+ENuNdBUtN rdYAnjKXZ48KA8HONA3iDlymTMFYpogz =SI4k -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact Archive:

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