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VPR Score: 1.4
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered in lua5.3, a simple, extensible, embeddable programming language whereby a a negation overflow and segmentation fault could be triggered in getlocal and setlocal, as demonstrated by getlocal(3,2^31).
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 5.3.3-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your lua5.3 packages.
For the detailed security status of lua5.3 please refer to its security tracker page at:
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.