This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to the element names are mishandled unless a \w+ match succeeds. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.Mitigation
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability..Vulnerable software versions
python-markdown2: 22.214.171.124 - 2.3.8
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.