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 JAXB 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 version 2.3.1. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 2.3.2.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported in a bug by Anuj Kathuria.
Original Advisory: https://issues.jboss.org/browse/RESTEASY-647
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Subject: RESTEasy JAXB XML Entity References Information Disclosure Vulnerability
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