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[Openstack-security] [Bug 1732155] Re: bandit report: use defusedxml to avoid XML attack


As no objections were raised, I'm triaging this report as a security
hardening opportunity now. Thanks!

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  According to
  https://docs.openstack.org/bandit/latest/api/bandit.blacklists.html
  
  Using various XLM methods to parse untrusted XML data is known to be
  vulnerable to XML attacks. Methods should be replaced with their
  defusedxml equivalents.

** Changed in: ossa
       Status: Incomplete => Won't Fix

** Tags added: security

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Title:
  bandit report: use defusedxml to avoid XML attack

Status in Cinder:
  New
Status in OpenStack Security Advisory:
  Won't Fix

Bug description:
  According to
  https://docs.openstack.org/bandit/latest/api/bandit.blacklists.html

  Using various XLM methods to parse untrusted XML data is known to be
  vulnerable to XML attacks. Methods should be replaced with their
  defusedxml equivalents.

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