Ubuntu 4913-2: Underscore vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com

Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4913-2
April 28, 2021

underscore vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 21.04

Summary:

Underscore could be made to inject arbitrary code if it received a specially
crafted input.

Software Description:
- underscore: Javascript’s functional programming helper library

Details:

USN-4913-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Underscore. This update provides
the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 21.04.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that Underscore incorrectly handled certain inputs.
 An attacker could possibly use this issue to inject arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04:
  libjs-underscore                1.9.1~dfsg-1ubuntu0.21.04.1
  node-underscore                 1.9.1~dfsg-1ubuntu0.21.04.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4913-2
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4913-1
  CVE-2021-23358

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/underscore/1.9.1~dfsg-1ubuntu0.21.04.1

Ubuntu 4913-2: Underscore vulnerability

April 28, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 21.04 Summary: Underscore could be made to inject arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted input. Software Description: - underscore: Javascript’s functional programming helper library Details: USN-4913-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Underscore. This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 21.04. Original advisory details: It was discovered that Underscore incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to inject arbitrary code.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 21.04: libjs-underscore 1.9.1~dfsg-1ubuntu0.21.04.1 node-underscore 1.9.1~dfsg-1ubuntu0.21.04.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4913-2

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4913-1

CVE-2021-23358

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4913-2

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/underscore/1.9.1~dfsg-1ubuntu0.21.04.1

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