[SECURITY] [DLA 2298-1] libapache2-mod-auth-openidc security update

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2020-07-29T21:55:28


Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2298-1 debian-lts@lists.debian.org https://www.debian.org/lts/security/ Thorsten Alteholz July 29, 2020 https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

Package : libapache2-mod-auth-openidc Version : 2.1.6-1+deb9u1 CVE ID : CVE-2019-14857 CVE-2019-20479 CVE-2019-1010247

Several issues have been found in libapache2-mod-auth-openidc, the OpenID Connect authentication module for the Apache HTTP server.


Insufficient validation of URLs leads to an Open Redirect
vulnerability. An attacker may trick a victim into providing
credentials for an OpenID provider by forwarding the request to an
illegitimate website.


Due to insufficient validatation of URLs an Open Redirect
vulnerability for URLs beginning with a slash and backslash could be


The OIDCRedirectURI page contains generated JavaScript code that uses
a poll parameter as a string variable, thus might contain additional
JavaScript code. This might result in Criss-Site Scripting (XSS).

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.1.6-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libapache2-mod-auth-openidc packages.

For the detailed security status of libapache2-mod-auth-openidc please refer to

its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libapache2-mod-auth-openidc

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS