Fedora 29 : checkstyle (2019-e4405b4c9f)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 124012

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes security vulnerability - Checkstyle loads external DTDs by default.

Upstream issue :

https://github.com/checkstyle/checkstyle/issues/6474 https://github.com/checkstyle/checkstyle/issues/6478

References :

https://checkstyle.org/releasenotes.html#Release_8.18

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Solution

Update the affected checkstyle package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-e4405b4c9f

https://checkstyle.org/releasenotes.html#Release_8.18

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 124012

File Name: fedora_2019-e4405b4c9f.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/04/12

Updated: 2019/04/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:checkstyle, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2019/04/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/03/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9658