Debian Security Advisory
DLA-110-1 libyaml -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 14 Dec 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 771366.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-9130.
- More information:
Jonathan Gray and Stanislaw Pitucha found an assertion failure in the way wrapped strings are parsed in LibYAML, a fast YAML 1.1 parser and emitter library. An attacker able to load specially crafted YAML input into an application using libyaml could cause the application to crash.
For Debian 6
Squeeze, these issues have been fixed in libyaml version 0.1.3-1+deb6u5