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Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2015 17:34:06 +0100
From: Hanno Böck <>
Subject: Re: New security advisory for Apache CXF

On Sat, 14 Nov 2015 15:32:32 +0000
Colm O hEigeartaigh <> wrote:

> A new security advisory has been released for Apache CXF:
> CVE-2015-5253
> <>:
> Apache CXF SAML SSO processing is vulnerable to a wrapping attack

It's a bit hard to judge from the description what this is about.

Am I right to assume that this is a fix for the XML encryption issues
Juraj Somorovsky found? He just presented that at BH Amsterdam
Every app that is using XML encryption in any way should be checked for
(and the tl;dr is: don't decrypt unauthenticated data)

Hanno Böck


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