Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2381-1 lua5.3 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Sep 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-24370.
- More information:
A vulnerability was discovered in lua5.3, a simple, extensible, embeddable programming language whereby a negation overflow and segmentation fault could be triggered in getlocal and setlocal, as demonstrated by getlocal(3,2^31).
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.
For the detailed security status of lua5.3 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/lua5.3
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