Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4878-1 pygments -- security update

Date Reported:
27 Mar 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 985574.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-27291.
More information:

Ben Caller discovered that Pygments, a syntax highlighting package written in Python 3, used regular expressions which could result in denial of service.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.1+dfsg-1+deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your pygments packages.

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