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USN-4913-2: Underscore vulnerability

28 April 2021

Underscore could be made to inject arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted input.

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Releases

Packages

  • underscore - Javascript’s functional programming helper library

Details

USN-4913-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Underscore. This update provides
the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 21.04.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Underscore incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to inject arbitrary code.

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

Related notices

  • USN-4913-1: underscore, libjs-underscore, node-underscore