Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5018-1 python-babel -- security update

Date Reported:
09 Dec 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 987824.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-42771.
More information:

It was discovered that missing input sanitising in Babel, a set of tools for internationalising Python applications, could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.0+dfsg.1-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your python-babel packages.

For the detailed security status of python-babel please refer to its security tracker page at: