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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for checkstyle (DLA-2099-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'checkstyle' package(s) announced via the DLA-2099-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Security researchers from Snyk discovered that the fix for CVE-2019-9658 was incomplete. Checkstyle, a development tool to help programmers write Java code that adheres to a coding standard, was still vulnerable to XML External Entity (XXE) injection.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'checkstyle' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 5.9-1+deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your checkstyle packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)