Alpaquita Linux
Security Advisory

CVE-2021-43818

Published: August 31, 2023Last modified: August 31, 2023

Description

lxml is a library for processing XML and HTML in the Python language. Prior to version 4.6.5, the HTML Cleaner in lxml.html lets certain crafted script content pass through, as well as script content in SVG files embedded using data URIs. Users that employ the HTML cleaner in a security relevant context should upgrade to lxml 4.6.5 to receive a patch. There are no known workarounds available.

Severity score breakdown

ParameterValue
Base score7.1
Attack VectorNETWORK
Attack complexityLOW
Privileges requiredNONE
User interactionREQUIRED
ScopeCHANGED
ConfidentialityLOW
Integrity impactLOW
Availability impactLOW
VectorCVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L

Status

ProductReleasePackageStatus
Alpaquita Linux23 LTSpy3-lxmlNot affected (4.9.3-r1)
Streampy3-lxmlNot affected (4.9.3-r0)

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