(RHSA-2020:1660) Moderate: mod_auth_mellon security and bug fix update

ID RHSA-2020:1660
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2020-04-28T14:50:48


The mod_auth_mellon module for the Apache HTTP Server is an authentication service that implements the SAML 2.0 federation protocol. The module grants access based on the attributes received in assertions generated by an IdP server.

Security Fix(es):

  • mod_auth_mellon: Open Redirect via the login?ReturnTo= substring which could facilitate information theft (CVE-2019-13038)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 Release Notes linked from the References section.