CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 2, 2024
Updated: Feb 10, 2024


CVE-2024-23635 is a primary cyber vulnerability affecting the AntiSamy library prior to version 1.7.5. The vulnerability is a mutation XSS (mXSS) that occurs due to flawed parsing of HTML during the sanitization process. The vulnerability can be exploited when the preserveComments directive is enabled in the policy file. Crafty inputs can result in comment tags being interpreted as executable, posing a potential danger to organizations using AntiSamy's sanitized output. To remediate this vulnerability, it is necessary to update to AntiSamy version 1.7.5 or later. The vulnerability has a risk score of 25 and has been categorized as CWE-79, which refers to improper neutralization of input during web page generation (cross-site scripting).

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