Debian Security Advisory
DLA-127-1 pyyaml -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 03 Jan 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 772815.
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 Python-YAML, a YAML parser and emitter for Python. An attacker able to load specially crafted YAML input into an application using python-yaml could cause the application to crash.
For Debian 6
Squeeze, these issues have been fixed in pyyaml version 3.09-5+deb6u1