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[SECURITY] [DLA 2431-2] libonig regression update

Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2431-2                debian-lts@lists.debian.org
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Markus Koschany
January 30, 2021                              https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

Package        : libonig
Version        : 6.1.3-2+deb9u2
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-26159

It was discovered that CVE-2020-26159 in the Oniguruma regular
expressions library, notably used in PHP mbstring, was a false-positive. In
consequence the patch for CVE-2020-26159 was reverted. For reference, the
original advisory text follows.


    In Oniguruma an attacker able to supply a regular expression for
    compilation may be able to overflow a buffer by one byte in
    concat_opt_exact_str in src/regcomp.c

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your libonig packages.

For the detailed security status of libonig please refer to
its security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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