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NOTICE UPDATED - April, 25th 2024

NIST has updated the NVD program announcement page with additional information regarding recent concerns and the temporary delays in enrichment efforts.

CVE-2023-4218 Detail


In Eclipse IDE versions < 2023-09 (4.29) some files with xml content are parsed vulnerable against all sorts of XXE attacks. The user just needs to open any evil project or update an open project with a vulnerable file (for example for review a foreign repository or patch).


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/eclipse-cdt/cdt/commit/c7169b3186d2fef20f97467c3e2ad78e2943ed1b Patch 
https://github.com/eclipse-emf/org.eclipse.emf/issues/10 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/eclipse-jdt/eclipse.jdt.core/commit/38dd2a878f45cdb3d8d52090f1d6d1b532fd4c4d Patch 
https://github.com/eclipse-jdt/eclipse.jdt.ui/commit/13675b1f8a74f47de4da89ed0ded6af7c21dfbec Patch 
https://github.com/eclipse-pde/eclipse.pde/pull/632/ Patch 
https://github.com/eclipse-pde/eclipse.pde/pull/667/ Patch 
https://github.com/eclipse-platform/eclipse.platform.releng.buildtools/pull/45 Patch 
https://github.com/eclipse-platform/eclipse.platform.swt/commit/bf71db5ddcb967c0863dad4745367b54f49e06ba Patch 
https://github.com/eclipse-platform/eclipse.platform.ui/commit/f243cf0a28785b89b7c50bf4e1cce48a917d89bd Patch 
https://github.com/eclipse-platform/eclipse.platform/pull/761 Patch 
https://gitlab.eclipse.org/security/vulnerability-reports/-/issues/8 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-611 Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level Eclipse Foundation  

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Change History

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Eclipse Foundation