Red Hat: 2015:0260-01: libyaml: Moderate Advisory | LinuxSecurity.com
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: libyaml security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2015:0260-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0260.html
Issue date:        2015-02-23
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-9130 
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1. Summary:

Updated libyaml packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 and 5.0 for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 6 - x86_64

3. Description:

YAML is a data serialization format designed for human readability and
interaction with scripting languages. LibYAML is a YAML parser and emitter
written in C.

An assertion failure was found in the way the libyaml library parsed
wrapped strings. An attacker able to load specially crafted YAML input into
an application using libyaml could cause the application to crash.
(CVE-2014-9130)

All libyaml users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue. All running applications
linked against the libyaml library must be restarted for this update to
take effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the
Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1169369 - CVE-2014-9130 libyaml: assert failure when processing wrapped strings

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 6:

Source:
libyaml-0.1.3-4.el6_6.src.rpm

x86_64:
libyaml-0.1.3-4.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
libyaml-debuginfo-0.1.3-4.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
libyaml-devel-0.1.3-4.el6_6.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0:

Source:
libyaml-0.1.3-4.el6_6.src.rpm

x86_64:
libyaml-0.1.3-4.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
libyaml-debuginfo-0.1.3-4.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
libyaml-devel-0.1.3-4.el6_6.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9130
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2015 Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat: 2015:0260-01: libyaml: Moderate Advisory

Updated libyaml packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 and 5.0 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Summary

YAML is a data serialization format designed for human readability and interaction with scripting languages. LibYAML is a YAML parser and emitter written in C.
An assertion failure was found in the way the libyaml library parsed wrapped strings. An attacker able to load specially crafted YAML input into an application using libyaml could cause the application to crash. (CVE-2014-9130)
All libyaml users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. All running applications linked against the libyaml library must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released erratarelevant to your system have been applied.This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use theRed Hat Network to apply this update are available athttps://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

References

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9130 https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Package List

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 6:
Source: libyaml-0.1.3-4.el6_6.src.rpm
x86_64: libyaml-0.1.3-4.el6_6.x86_64.rpm libyaml-debuginfo-0.1.3-4.el6_6.x86_64.rpm libyaml-devel-0.1.3-4.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0:
Source: libyaml-0.1.3-4.el6_6.src.rpm
x86_64: libyaml-0.1.3-4.el6_6.x86_64.rpm libyaml-debuginfo-0.1.3-4.el6_6.x86_64.rpm libyaml-devel-0.1.3-4.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

Severity
Advisory ID: RHSA-2015:0260-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0260.html
Issued Date: : 2015-02-23
CVE Names: CVE-2014-9130

Topic

Updated libyaml packages that fix one security issue are now available forRed Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 and 5.0 for Red HatEnterprise Linux 6.Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate securityimpact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, whichgives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in theReferences section.

Relevant Releases Architectures

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 - x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 6 - x86_64

Bugs Fixed

1169369 - CVE-2014-9130 libyaml: assert failure when processing wrapped strings

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