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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for lxml (DLA-2467-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'lxml' package(s) announced via the DLA-2467-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

CVE-2018-19787 It was discovered that there was a XSS injection vulnerability in the LXML HTML/XSS manipulation library for Python. CVE-2020-27783 javascript escaping through the <noscript> and <style> combinations.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'lxml' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 3.7.1-1+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your lxml packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)