Fedora 33 : python-lxml (2020-0e055ea503)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144963
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VPR Score: 3

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes mXSS security vulnerability due to the use of improper parser (CVE-2020-27783)

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Solution

Update the affected python-lxml package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2020-0e055ea503

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144963

File Name: fedora_2020-0e055ea503.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/14/2021

Updated: 1/20/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:python-lxml, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:33

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/3/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-27783