Arbitrary Code Execution Affecting sanitize-html Open this link in a new tab package, versions <2.0.0-beta


0.0
critical
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JS-SANITIZEHTML-585892

  • published

    7 Sep 2020

  • disclosed

    7 Sep 2020

  • credit

    mikesamuel

Introduced: 7 Sep 2020

CWE-94 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade sanitize-html to version 2.0.0-beta or higher.

Overview

sanitize-html is a library that allows you to clean up user-submitted HTML, preserving whitelisted elements and whitelisted attributes on a per-element basis

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Arbitrary Code Execution. Tag transformations which turn an attribute value into a text node using transformTags could be vulnerable to code execution.

References