Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5471-1 libhtmlcleaner-java -- security update

Date Reported:
07 Aug 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-34624.
More information:

A security vulnerability has been discovered in libhtmlcleaner-java, a Java HTML parser library. An attacker was able to cause a denial of service (StackOverflowError) if the parser runs on user supplied input with deeply nested HTML elements. This update introduces a new nesting depth limit which can be overridden in cleaner properties.

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 2.24-1+deb11u1.

For the stable distribution (bookworm), this problem has been fixed in version 2.26-1+deb12u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libhtmlcleaner-java packages.

For the detailed security status of libhtmlcleaner-java please refer to its security tracker page at: