XML Entity Expansion Affecting untangle package, versions [,1.2.1)

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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 XML Entity Expansion due to improper restriction recursive entity references in DTDs. Exploiting this vulnerability allows an attacker to cause a denial-of-service (DoS) condition on the server where the product is running.