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Debian: DSA-3102-1: libyaml security update

Date 13 Dec 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
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.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3102-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
December 13, 2014                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libyaml
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-9130
Debian Bug     : 771366

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 the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.1.4-2+deb7u5.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been
fixed in version 0.1.6-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.1.6-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libyaml packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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