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Bypassing Sanitization using DOM clobbering in html-janitor

Moderate severity GitHub Reviewed Published Jul 24, 2018 to the GitHub Advisory Database • Updated Sep 12, 2023

Package

npm html-janitor (npm)

Affected versions

< 2.0.4

Patched versions

None

Description

All versions of html-janitor are vulnerable to cross-site scripting (XSS).

Arbitrary HTML can pass the sanitization process, which can be unexpected and dangerous (XSS) in case user-controlled input is passed to the clean function."

Recommendation

Upgrade to version 2.0.4 or later.

References

Published to the GitHub Advisory Database Jul 24, 2018
Reviewed Jun 16, 2020
Last updated Sep 12, 2023

Severity

Moderate
6.1
/ 10

CVSS base metrics

Attack vector
Network
Attack complexity
Low
Privileges required
None
User interaction
Required
Scope
Changed
Confidentiality
Low
Integrity
Low
Availability
None
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

CVE ID

CVE-2017-0928

GHSA ID

GHSA-fx46-whrj-73v5

Source code

No known source code
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