Improper Input Validation Affecting xmldom package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
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5.3 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JS-XMLDOM-1534562
  • published 28 Jul 2021
  • disclosed 28 Jul 2021
  • credit Unknown

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for xmldom.


xmldom is an A pure JavaScript W3C standard-based (XML DOM Level 2 Core) DOMParser and XMLSerializer module.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Input Validation. It does not correctly escape special characters when serializing elements are removed from their ancestor. This may lead to unexpected syntactic changes during XML processing in some downstream applications.

Note: Customers who use "xmldom" package, should use "@xmldom/xmldom" instead, as "xmldom" is no longer maintained.