Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3296-1 libhtml-stripscripts-perl -- LTS security update

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

HTML::StripScripts, a module for removing scripts from HTML, allows _hss_attval_style ReDoS because of catastrophic backtracking for HTML content with certain style attributes.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 1.06-1+deb10u1.

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:

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