Published on April 8th, 2021 📆 | 7603 Views ⚑0
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4896-2 ≈ Packet Storm
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4896-2
April 08, 2021
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.