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CVE-2015-5667

Published: 31 October 2015

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the HTML-Scrubber module before 0.15 for Perl, when the comment feature is enabled, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted comment.

From the Ubuntu Security Team

It was discovered that the Perl HTML-Scrubber module incorrectly handles comments. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
libhtml-scrubber-perl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(0.15-1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(0.15-1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(0.15-1)
precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty
Released (0.11-1+deb8u1build0.14.04.1)
upstream
Released (0.15-1)
vivid Ignored
(end of life)
wily Ignored
(end of life)
xenial Not vulnerable
(0.15-1)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(0.15-1)
zesty Not vulnerable
(0.15-1)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/nigelm/html-scrubber/commit/e1978cc37867e85c06a84a4651745235010cd6cd