CVE-2020-15888

NameCVE-2020-15888
DescriptionLua through 5.4.0 mishandles the interaction between stack resizes and garbage collection, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, heap-based buffer over-read, or use-after-free.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs972101

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lua5.4 (PTS)bullseye, sid5.4.0-2vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lua5.4source(unstable)(unfixed)972101

Notes

http://lua-users.org/lists/lua-l/2020-07/msg00053.html
http://lua-users.org/lists/lua-l/2020-07/msg00054.html
http://lua-users.org/lists/lua-l/2020-07/msg00071.html
http://lua-users.org/lists/lua-l/2020-07/msg00079.html
https://github.com/lua/lua/commit/6298903e35217ab69c279056f925fb72900ce0b7
https://github.com/lua/lua/commit/eb41999461b6f428186c55abd95f4ce1a76217d5

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