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.
This update corrects this flaw in the copy that is embedded in the
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been
fixed in version 0.41-6.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libyaml-libyaml-perl 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/
Mailing list: [email protected]
Debian Security Advisory DSA-3103-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
December 13, 2014 https://www.debian.org/security/faq