Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:1898-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: python-lxml

Analysis

lxml is an XML processing library providing access to libxml2 and libxslt libraries using the Python ElementTree API. Security Fix(es): python-lxml: mXSS due to the use of improper parser (CVE-2020-27783) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Release Notes linked from the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

Affected Products

python-lxml

CVE References

CVE-2020-27783