Debian Security Advisory

DLA-69-1 exuberant-ctags -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
03 Oct 2014
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 742605.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-7204.
More information:

Stefano Zacchiroli discovered that certain JavaScript input files cause ctags to enter an infinite loop until it runs out of disk space. This update fixes the JavaScript parser.

For Debian 6 Squeeze, these issues have been fixed in exuberant-ctags version 1:5.8-3squeeze2