Debian: DSA-2941-1: lxml security update

    Date01 Jun 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2941-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    Jun 01, 2014                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : lxml
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-3146
    
    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.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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