Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5036-1 sphinxsearch -- security update

Date Reported:
06 Jan 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-29050.
More information:

It was discovered that sphinxsearch, a fast standalone full-text SQL search engine, could allow arbitrary files to be read by abusing a configuration option.

For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.11-2+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your sphinxsearch packages.

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