Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2404-1 eclipse-wtp -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
10 Oct 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-17637.
More information:

In Eclipse Web Tools Platform, a component of the Eclipse IDE, XML and DTD files referring to external entities could be exploited to send the contents of local files to a remote server when edited or validated, even when external entity resolution is disabled in the user preferences.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 3.6.3-3+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your eclipse-wtp packages.

For the detailed security status of eclipse-wtp please refer to its security tracker page at:

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