Mandriva: 2014:069: perl-YAML-LibYAML
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated perl-YAML-LibYAML packages fix security vulnerabilities: Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team discovered a heap-based buffer overflow flaw in LibYAML, a fast YAML 1.1 parser and emitter library. A remote attacker could provide a YAML document [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2014:069
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : perl-YAML-LibYAML
 Date    : April 9, 2014
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated perl-YAML-LibYAML packages fix security vulnerabilities:
 
 Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team discovered a
 heap-based buffer overflow flaw in LibYAML, a fast YAML 1.1 parser
 and emitter library. A remote attacker could provide a YAML document
 with a specially-crafted tag that, when parsed by an application
 using libyaml, would cause the application to crash or, potentially,
 execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
 application (CVE-2013-6393).
 
 Ivan Fratric of the Google Security Team discovered a heap-based buffer
 overflow vulnerability in LibYAML, a fast YAML 1.1 parser and emitter
 library. A remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted YAML
 document that, when parsed by an application using libyaml, would cause
 the application to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with
 the privileges of the user running the application (CVE-2014-2525).
 
 The perl-YAML-LibYAML package is being updated as it contains an
 embedded copy of LibYAML.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-6393
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-2525
 http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0154.html
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 8f1b7439ecd465d5eed8953b0b426a93  mbs1/x86_64/perl-YAML-LibYAML-0.380.0-2.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 66c410e66bb6b7dd1192017b480fd5ff  mbs1/SRPMS/perl-YAML-LibYAML-0.380.0-2.2.mbs1.src.rpm
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