Mageia 2020-0275: perl-YAML security update

    Date 05 Jul 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated perl-YAML package fixes security vulnerability: This update enforces that $LoadCode must be enabled to use the feature of evaluating typeglobs, because with the typeglob feature you would be able to set the variable $YAML::LoadCode from a YAML file, and that would be a
    MGASA-2020-0275 - Updated perl-YAML packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 05 Jul 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0275.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    
    Updated perl-YAML package fixes security vulnerability:
    
    This update enforces that $LoadCode must be enabled to use the feature of
    evaluating typeglobs, because with the typeglob feature you would be able
    to set the variable $YAML::LoadCode from a YAML file, and that would be a
    security issue.
    
    The perl-YAML package has been updated to version 1.30, fixing this issue
    and other bugs.
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25900
    - https://metacpan.org/changes/distribution/YAML
    - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/MKJQXJGMWYVDZSQFDB4EJ2WNJ6RU65J4/
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/perl-YAML-1.300.0-1.mga7
    

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