Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2431-2 libonig -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Jan 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-26159.
- More information:
It was discovered that CVE-2020-26159 in the Oniguruma regular expressions library, notably used in PHP mbstring, was a false-positive. In consequence the patch for CVE-2020-26159 was reverted. For reference, the original advisory text follows.
In Oniguruma an attacker able to supply a regular expression for compilation may be able to overflow a buffer by one byte in concat_opt_exact_str in src/regcomp.c
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 6.1.3-2+deb9u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libonig packages.
For the detailed security status of libonig please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libonig
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