USN-6483-1: HTML Tidy vulnerability
15 November 2023
tidy-html5 could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
- tidy-html5 - HTML/XML syntax checker and reformatter
Neeraj Pal discovered that HTML Tidy incorrectly handled parsing certain
HTML data. If a user or automated system were tricked into parsing
specially crafted HTML data, a remote attacker could cause HTML Tidy to
consume resources, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.