Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2590-1 pygments -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 12 Mar 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 984664.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-20270.
- More information:
It was found that pygments, a generic syntax highlighter, is vulnerable to a CPU exhaustion attack via a crafted SML file.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.0+dfsg-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your pygments packages.
For the detailed security status of pygments please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/pygments
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