DescriptionMathjax up to v2.7.9 was discovered to contain two Regular expression Denial of Service (ReDoS) vulnerabilities in MathJax.js via the components pattern and markdownPattern. NOTE: the vendor disputes this because the regular expressions are not applied to user input; thus, there is no risk.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1059304

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mathjax (PTS)sid, trixie, bookworm, bullseye2.7.9+dfsg-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bookworm] - mathjax <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[bullseye] - mathjax <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - mathjax <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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