Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4870-1 pygments -- security update

Date Reported:
12 Mar 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-20270.
More information:

It was discovered that Pygments, a syntax highlighting package written in Python, could be forced into an infinite loop, resulting in denial of service.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.1+dfsg-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your pygments packages.

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