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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.892600
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian LTS: Security Advisory for pygments (DLA-2600-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'pygments'; package(s) announced via the DLA-2600-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'pygments'
package(s) announced via the DLA-2600-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that there was a series of denial of service
vulnerabilities in Pygments, a popular syntax highlighting library
for Python.

A number of regular expressions had exponential or cubic worst-case
complexity which could cause a remote denial of service (DoS) when
provided with malicious input.

Affected Software/OS:
'pygments' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Solution:
For Debian 9 'Stretch', this problem has been fixed in version
2.2.0+dfsg-1+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your pygments packages.

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2021-27291
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