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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