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: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/python-babel