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    Debian: DSA-3016-1: lua5.2 security update

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    A heap-based overflow vulnerability was found in the way Lua, a simple, extensible, embeddable programming language, handles varargs functions with many fixed parameters called with few arguments, leading to application crashes or, potentially, arbitrary code
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3016-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    September 01, 2014                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : lua5.2
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-5461
    
    A heap-based overflow vulnerability was found in the way Lua, a
    simple, extensible, embeddable programming language, handles varargs
    functions with many fixed parameters called with few arguments,
    leading to application crashes or, potentially, arbitrary code
    execution.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 5.2.1-3+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 5.2.3-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 5.2.3-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your lua5.2 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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