Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4643-1 python-bleach -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 20 Mar 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 954236.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-6816.
- More information:
It was reported that python-bleach, a whitelist-based HTML-sanitizing library, is prone to a mutation XSS vulnerability in bleach.clean when strip=False and
svgtags and one or more of the RCDATA tags were whitelisted.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 3.1.2-0+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your python-bleach packages.
For the detailed security status of python-bleach please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/python-bleach