Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1768-1 checkstyle -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Apr 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-9658.
More information:

checkstyle was loading external DTDs by default, which is now disabled by default.

If needed it can be re-enabled by setting the system property checkstyle.enableExternalDtdLoad to true.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 5.9-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your checkstyle packages.

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