Ubuntu 5225-1: lxml vulnerability

Ubuntu 5225-1: lxml vulnerability

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5225-1
January 12, 2022 lxml vulnerability
========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 21.10
- Ubuntu 21.04
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: lxml could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted XML
or HTML file. Software Description:
- lxml: pythonic binding for the libxml2 and libxslt libraries Details: It was discovered that lxml incorrectly handled certain XML and HTML files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions: Ubuntu 21.10: python3-lxml 4.6.3+dfsg-0.1ubuntu0.2 Ubuntu 21.04: python3-lxml 4.6.3-1ubuntu0.2 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: python-lxml 4.5.0-1ubuntu0.5 python3-lxml 4.5.0-1ubuntu0.5 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: python-lxml 4.2.1-1ubuntu0.6 python3-lxml 4.2.1-1ubuntu0.6 Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: python-lxml 3.5.0-1ubuntu0.4+esm2 python3-lxml 3.5.0-1ubuntu0.4+esm2 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: python-lxml 3.3.3-1ubuntu0.2+esm5 python3-lxml 3.3.3-1ubuntu0.2+esm5 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5225-1 CVE-2021-43818 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lxml/4.6.3+dfsg-0.1ubuntu0.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lxml/4.6.3-1ubuntu0.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lxml/4.5.0-1ubuntu0.5 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lxml/4.2.1-1ubuntu0.6

https://linuxsecurity.com/advisories/ubuntu/ubuntu-5225-1-lxml-vulnerability-09-30-37