[USN-6114-1] nth-check vulnerability
amir.naseredini at canonical.com
Tue May 30 09:29:13 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6114-1
May 30, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
nth-check could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
- node-nth-check: Parses and compiles CSS nth-checks to highly optimized functions.
Yeting Li discovered that nth-check incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a
user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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