Upstream information

CVE-2023-4218 at MITRE


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).

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 5
Attack Vector Local Local
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1216992 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Package Hub 15 SP5 eclipse Affected

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Nov 9 11:00:08 2023
CVE page last modified: Thu Dec 21 11:36:55 2023