USN-2461-1: LibYAML vulnerability
12 January 2015
Applications using LibYAML could be made to crash if they received specially crafted input.
- libyaml - Fast YAML 1.1 parser and emitter library
Stanisław Pitucha and Jonathan Gray discovered that LibYAML did not
properly handle wrapped strings. An attacker could create specially
crafted YAML data to trigger an assert, causing a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart applications using
LibYAML to make all the necessary changes.