USN-4896-2: lxml vulnerability
08 April 2021
lxml could allow cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
- lxml - pythonic binding for the libxml2 and libxslt libraries
USN-4896-1 fixed a vulnerability in lxml. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
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.
- USN-4896-1: python-lxml-doc, python-lxml, python3-lxml, lxml