Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5339-1 libhtml-stripscripts-perl -- security update

Date Reported:
05 Feb 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1029400.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-24038.
More information:

Ikeda Soji reported that libhtml-stripscripts-perl, a Perl module for removing scripts from HTML, is prone to a regular expression denial of service, due to catastrophic backtracking for HTML content with specially crafted style attributes.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 1.06-1+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libhtml-stripscripts-perl packages.

For the detailed security status of libhtml-stripscripts-perl please refer to its security tracker page at: