CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published May 6, 2024


CVE-2024-34078 is a vulnerability in the html-sanitizer library version 2.4.2 and earlier. The vulnerability allows specially crafted HTML to escape sanitization when the `keep_typographic_whitespace` parameter is set to False. This can lead to cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a CVSS score of 6.1. It requires user interaction and can be exploited over the network. The impact on integrity and confidentiality is low, and there is no availability impact. To remediate the vulnerability, users should update to version 2.4.2 or later of the html-sanitizer library.


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