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Debian: DSA-4870-1: pygments security update

Date 12 Mar 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
It was discovered that Pygments, a syntax highlighting package written in Python, could be forced into an infinite loop, resulting in denial of service.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4870-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 12, 2021                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : pygments
CVE ID         : CVE-2021-20270

It was discovered that Pygments, a syntax highlighting package written
in Python, could be forced into an infinite loop, resulting in denial
of service.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.1+dfsg-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your pygments packages.

For the detailed security status of pygments please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/pygments

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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