RHEL 8 : lua (RHSA-2019:3706)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 130573
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for lua is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The lua packages provide support for Lua, a powerful light-weight programming language designed for extending applications. Lua is also frequently used as a general-purpose, stand-alone language.
Security Fix(es) :
* lua: use-after-free in lua_upvaluejoin in lapi.c resulting in denial of service (CVE-2019-6706)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.