Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2296-1 luajit -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Jul 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-15890.
More information:

An issue has been found in luajit, a just in time compiler for Lua.

An out-of-bounds read could happen because __gc handler frame traversal is mishandled.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.4+dfsg-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your luajit packages.

For the detailed security status of luajit please refer to its security tracker page at:

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