|Bugzilla:||912982: CVE-2013-1665 Python xml bindings: External entity expansion in Python XML libraries inflicts potential security flaws and 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 and Folsom, Django, and possibly other products allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files via an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, aka an XML External Entity (XXE) 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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