Debian DLA-2419-1 : dompurify.js security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 142105


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


Two issues have been found in dompurify.js, an XSS sanitizer for HTML, MathML and SVG.

Both issues are related to mXSS issues in SVG- or MATH-elements.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 0.8.2~dfsg1-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your dompurify.js packages.

For the detailed security status of dompurify.js please refer to its security tracker page at:

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected libjs-dompurify, and node-dompurify packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142105

File Name: debian_DLA-2419.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/30/2020

Updated: 2/13/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-26870


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjs-dompurify, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:node-dompurify, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/29/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/24/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-16728, CVE-2020-26870