USN-4666-2: lxml vulnerability
11 December 2020
lxml could allow cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
- lxml - pythonic binding for the libxml2 and libxslt librarie
USN-4666-1 partially fixed a vulnerability in lxml, but an additional patch was needed. This update provides
the corresponding additional patch in order to properly fix the vulnerability.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that lxml incorrectly handled certain HTML.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-4666-1: python-lxml, python3-lxml, lxml