Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python-lxml (MDVSA-2015:112)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82365
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated python-lxml packages fix security vulnerability :
The clean_html() function, provided by the lxml.html.clean module, did not properly clean HTML input if it included non-printed characters (\x01-\x08). A remote attacker could use this flaw to serve malicious content to an application using the clean_html() function to process HTML, possibly allowing the attacker to inject malicious code into a website generated by this application (CVE-2014-3146).
SolutionUpdate the affected python-lxml, python-lxml-docs and / or python3-lxml packages.