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A libhtml-stripscripts-perl security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 10 LTS to address a ReDoS security issue.

DLA 3296-1: libhtml-stripscripts-perl security update

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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3296-1 Utkarsh Gupta
January 31, 2023
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Package : libhtml-stripscripts-perl
Version : 1.06-1+deb10u1
CVE ID : CVE-2023-24038
Debian Bug : 1029400

HTML::StripScripts, a module for removing scripts from HTML, allows
_hss_attval_style ReDoS because of catastrophic backtracking for HTML
content with certain style attributes.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your libhtml-stripscripts-perl packages.

For the detailed security status of libhtml-stripscripts-perl please refer to
its security tracker page at:

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