|Bugzilla:||913808: CVE-2013-1664 Python xml bindings: Internal entity expansion in Python XML libraries inflicts DoS vulnerabilities|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The XML libraries for Python 3.4, 3.3, 3.2, 3.1, 2.7, and 2.6, as used in OpenStack Keystone Essex, Folsom, and Grizzly; Compute (Nova) Essex and Folsom; Cinder Folsom; Django; and possibly other products allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption and crash) via an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.
This issue affects the versions of python as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates.
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Red Hat security errata
|OpenStack Folsom (Django14)||RHSA-2013:0670||March 21, 2013|
|OpenStack Folsom (openstack-cinder)||RHSA-2013:0658||March 21, 2013|
|OpenStack Folsom (openstack-keystone)||RHSA-2013:0596||March 05, 2013|
|OpenStack Folsom (openstack-nova)||RHSA-2013:0657||March 21, 2013|
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