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Vulnerability of Python Bleach: Cross Site Scripting via RCDATA

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting via RCDATA of Python Bleach, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Vulnerable software: Debian.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 23/03/2020.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2020-6816, DSA-4643-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31855.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting via RCDATA of Python Bleach, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This security vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Debian.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security note.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 10: new python-bleach packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 10: python-bleach 3.1.2-0+deb10u1
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