[ASA-201612-13] python-html5lib: cross-site scripting

2016-12-12T00:00:00
ID ASA-201612-13
Type archlinux
Reporter ArchLinux
Modified 2016-12-12T00:00:00

Description

Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201612-13

Severity: Low Date : 2016-12-12 CVE-ID : CVE-2016-9909 CVE-2016-9910 Package : python-html5lib Type : cross-site scripting Remote : Yes Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE

Summary

The package python-html5lib before version 0.999999999-1 is vulnerable to cross-site scripting.

Resolution

Upgrade to 0.999999999-1.

pacman -Syu "python-html5lib>=0.999999999-1"

The problems have been fixed upstream in version 0.999999999.

Workaround

None.

Description

  • CVE-2016-9909 (cross-site scripting)

A potential cross site scripting vulnerability was found in python- html5lib due to unquoted attributes that need escaping in legacy browsers.

  • CVE-2016-9910 (cross-site scripting)

A potential cross site scripting vulnerability was found in python- html5lib due to unquoted attributes that need escaping in legacy browsers.

Impact

A remote attacker is able to execute arbitrary javascript in certain legacy browsers.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/06/5 https://github.com/html5lib/html5lib-python/issues/11 https://github.com/html5lib/html5lib-python/issues/12 https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9909 https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9910