Debian Security Advisory

DLA-0009-1 lxml -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 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 Debian 6 Squeeze, these issues have been fixed in lxml version 2.2.8-2+deb6u1