A vulnerability has been reported in HTML-Parser, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service)
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the "decode_entities()" function in utils.c, which can be exploited to cause an infinite loop by tricking an application into processing a specially crafted string using this library.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 3.63.
Solution: Update to version 3.63.
Provided and/or discovered by: Mark Martinec and Jan Lieskovsky
Original Advisory: http://github.com/gisle/html-parser/commit/b9aae1e43eb2c8e989510187cff0ba3e996f9a4c
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Subject: HTML-Parser "decode_entities()" Denial of Service
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