Insecure Defaults Affecting dompurify package, versions <0.3



    Attack Complexity Low

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  • Snyk ID npm:dompurify:20140308
  • published 24 Apr 2017
  • disclosed 7 Mar 2014
  • credit cure53

Introduced: 7 Mar 2014

CVE NOT AVAILABLE CWE-79 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade dompurify to version 0.3 or higher.


dompurify is a DOM-only XSS sanitizer for HTML, MathML and SVG. Affected versions of the package are vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting (XSS) and DOM Clobbering due to Insecure Defaults. The default configuration allowed DOM Clobbering when used by a sanitized website. The default was changed to pevent such situations.

You can read more about Insecure Defaults on our blog.