Debian DSA-4883-1 : underscore - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 148300


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


It was discovered that missing input sanitising in the template() function of the Underscore JavaScript library could result in the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade the underscore packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.9.1~dfsg-1+deb10u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 148300

File Name: debian_DSA-4883.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/2/2021

Updated: 9/27/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-23358


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:underscore, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/1/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/29/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-23358

DSA: 4883