USN-4940-1: PyYAML vulnerability
10 May 2021
PyYAML could be made to run programs if it opened a specially crafted YAML file.
- pyyaml - YAML parser and emitter for Python
It was discovered that PyYAML incorrectly handled untrusted YAML files with
the FullLoader loader. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.