A vulnerability has been reported in RESTEasy, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing XML data, which can be exploited to e.g. disclose contents of certain local files by sending specially crafted XML data including external entity references.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 2.3.1.
Solution: Update to version 2.3.1.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported in a bug by Anuj Kathuria.
Original Advisory: https://issues.jboss.org/browse/RESTEASY-637
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Subject: RESTEasy XML Entity References Information Disclosure Vulnerability
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