ELA-341-1 highlight.js security update

probable crash of application

2020-12-30
Packagehighlight.js
Version8.2+ds-4+deb8u1
Related CVEs CVE-2020-26237

An issue has been found in highlight.js, a JavaScript library for syntax highlighting. If a website or application renders user provided data it might be affected by a Prototype Pollution. This might result in strange behavior or crashes of applications that do not correctly handle unknown properties.

For Debian 8 jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 8.2+ds-4+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your highlight.js packages.

Further information about Extended LTS security advisories can be found at: https://deb.freexian.com/extended-lts/