Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2618-3 smarty3 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
20 Oct 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 989141.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-13982.
More information:

The security update of smarty3, the compiling PHP template engine, issued as DLA 2618-1 introduced a regression in the smarty_security class when secure directories are evaluated. Updated smarty3 packages are now available to correct this issue.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 3.1.31+20161214.1.c7d42e4+selfpack1-2+deb9u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your smarty3 packages.

For the detailed security status of smarty3 please refer to its security tracker page at:

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