Upstream information

CVE-2020-11888 at MITRE


python-markdown2 through 2.3.8 allows XSS because element names are mishandled unless a \w+ match succeeds. For example, an attack might use elementname@ or elementname- with an onclick attribute.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.1
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1171379 [IN_PROGRESS]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1
  • python2-markdown2 >= 2.3.7-bp151.2.3.1
  • python3-markdown2 >= 2.3.7-bp151.2.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.1
  • python2-markdown2 >= 2.3.7-lp151.2.3.1
  • python3-markdown2 >= 2.3.7-lp151.2.3.1