Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4907-1 composer -- security update

Date Reported:
29 Apr 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-29472.
More information:

It was discovered that composer, a dependency manager for PHP, did not properly sanitize Mercurial URLs, which could lead to arbitrary code execution.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.4-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your composer packages.

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