Bug 1963985 - glances: Unsafe XML parsing
Summary: glances: Unsafe XML parsing
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: None
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1963986 1963987
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-05-24 14:16 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2021-05-24 17:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-05-24 17:32:09 UTC


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Description Pedro Sampaio 2021-05-24 14:16:48 UTC
Bandit output:

Issue: [B411:blacklist] Using Fault to parse untrusted XML data is known to be vulnerable to XML attacks. Use defused.xmlrpc.monkey_patch() function to monkey-patch xmlrpclib and mitigate XML vulnerabilities.
Severity: High Confidence: High
Location: glances/compat.py:91
90 from SimpleXMLRPCServer import SimpleXMLRPCRequestHandler, SimpleXMLRPCServer
91 from xmlrpclib import Fault, ProtocolError, ServerProxy, Transport
92 from urllib2 import urlopen, URLError


References:

https://github.com/nicolargo/glances/issues/1025

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2021-05-24 14:17:20 UTC
Created glances tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1963987]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1963986]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-05-24 17:32:09 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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