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In my web app I'm using a good sanitizer which let's me to whitelist some specific html tags. I'd like to allow <iframe> so that users can insert youtube videos and so on. However I'm worried about vulnerabilities that this approach would introduce. So not sure this is a safe idea. Appreciate your hints about this.

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"As soon as you're displaying content from another domain, you're basically trusting that domain not to serve-up malware. There's nothing wrong with iframes per se. If you control the content of the iframe, they're perfectly safe." - Shamelessly stolen from this thread.

However your web app could be vulnerable if there is XSS vulnerability inside the iframe content. You can mitigating this by setting the sandbox attribute.

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