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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for lua5.3 (DLA-2381-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'lua5.3' package(s) announced via the DLA-2381-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

A vulnerability was discovered in lua5.3, a simple, extensible, embeddable programming language whereby a a negation overflow and segmentation fault could be triggered in getlocal and setlocal, as demonstrated by getlocal(3, 2^31).

Affected Software

Affected Software

'lua5.3' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 5.3.3-1+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your lua5.3 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)