GLSA-201701-53 : Lua: Buffer overflow
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96688
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-53 (Lua: Buffer overflow)
A buffer overflow was discovered in the vararg functions in ldo.c in Lua.
Context-dependent could cause a Denial of Service condition or execute arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Lua users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/lua-5.1.5-r4'