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Centos Linux: CVE-2019-6706: Moderate: lua security and bug fix update (CESA-2019:3706)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2019-6706: Moderate: lua security and bug fix update (CESA-2019:3706)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/23/2019
Created
11/07/2019
Added
11/06/2019
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

Lua 5.3.5 has a use-after-free in lua_upvaluejoin in lapi.c. For example, a crash outcome might be achieved by an attacker who is able to trigger a debug.upvaluejoin call in which the arguments have certain relationships.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-lua
  • centos-upgrade-lua-debuginfo
  • centos-upgrade-lua-debugsource
  • centos-upgrade-lua-libs
  • centos-upgrade-lua-libs-debuginfo

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