Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1918-1 libonig -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 12 Sep 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 939988.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-16163.
- More information:
The Oniguruma regular expressions library, notably used in PHP mbstring, is vulnerable to stack exhaustion. A crafted regular expression can crash the process.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 5.9.5-3.2+deb8u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your libonig packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS