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: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libhtml-stripscripts-perl