Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference Affecting untangle package, versions [,1.2.1)

  • Attack Complexity


  • User Interaction


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  • published

    26 Jul 2022

  • disclosed

    26 Jul 2022

  • credit

    Taichi Kotake

How to fix?

Upgrade untangle to version 1.2.1 or higher.


untangle is a library that converts XML to Python objects

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference due to improper neutralization of XML inputs. Exploiting this vulnerability allows an unauthenticated attacker to read the contents of local files.