USN-4896-1: lxml vulnerability
30 March 2021
lxml could allow cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
- lxml - pythonic binding for the libxml2 and libxslt libraries
It was discovered that lxml incorrectly handled certain HTML attributes. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform 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-4896-2: python-lxml, lxml, python-lxml-doc, python3-lxml