Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2099-1 checkstyle -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
10 Feb 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-10782.
More information:

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.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 5.9-1+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your checkstyle packages.

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