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CVE-2020-15888

Published: 21 July 2020

Lua 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.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
couldn't reproduce on lua earlier than 5.4. No indication that
earlier versions are vulnerable. Marking not-affected.
Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
lua5.1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable

focal Not vulnerable

groovy Not vulnerable

hirsute Not vulnerable

impish Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needs-triage)
trusty Not vulnerable

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

lua5.2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable

focal Not vulnerable

groovy Not vulnerable

hirsute Not vulnerable

impish Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

lua5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable

focal Not vulnerable

groovy Not vulnerable

hirsute Not vulnerable

impish Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

lua5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(5.4.1-1)
impish Not vulnerable
(5.4.1-1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(5.4.1-1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/lua/lua/commit/6298903e35217ab69c279056f925fb72900ce0b7
upstream: https://github.com/lua/lua/commit/eb41999461b6f428186c55abd95f4ce1a76217d5
lua50
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable

focal Not vulnerable

groovy Not vulnerable

hirsute Not vulnerable

impish Not vulnerable

jammy Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable