Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2941-1 lxml -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 01 Jun 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-3146.
- More information:
It was discovered that clean_html() function of lxml (pythonic bindings for the libxml2 and libxslt libraries) performed insufficient sanitisation for some non-printable characters. This could lead to cross-site scripting.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.2-1+deb7u1.
For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 3.3.5-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.3.5-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your lxml packages.