USN-3924-1: mod_auth_mellon vulnerabilities

28 March 2019

Several security issues were fixed in mod_auth_mellon.

Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that mod_auth_mellon incorrectly handled certain requests.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to redirect a user to a malicious
URL. (CVE-2019-3877)

It was discovered that mod_auth_mellon incorrectly handled certain requests.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.
(CVE-2019-3878)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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