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

Published: 2020-02-11 04:00:08
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'checkstyle' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DLA-2099-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
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 Versions:
'checkstyle' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10782
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9658

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/02/msg00008.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-2099-1

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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