USN-4897-1: Pygments vulnerability
30 March 2021
Pygments could be made to hang if it opened a specially crafted file.
- pygments - Generic syntax highlighter
Ben Caller discovered that Pygments incorrectly handled parsing certain
files. If a user or automated system were tricked into parsing a specially
crafted file, a remote attacker could cause Pygments to hang or consume
resources, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-4897-2: pygments, python-pygments, python3-pygments