Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference
The package requests-xml was discovered to contain an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) vulnerability, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XML file.
CWE-611 - Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference
Listed 4th in the 'OWASP Top Ten', XML External Entities (XXE) vulnerability allows attackers to provide an XML input that contains an external entity. When the XML is parsed, it can cause data extraction and manipulation, execution of commands, denial-of-service attacks, and server-side request forgery.