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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libyaml (ALAS-2014-321) (CVE-2014-2525)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libyaml (ALAS-2014-321) (CVE-2014-2525)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/28/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/23/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the yaml_parser_scan_uri_escapes function in LibYAML before 0.1.6 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long sequence of percent-encoded characters in a URI in a YAML file.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libyaml
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libyaml-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libyaml-devel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libyaml
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libyaml-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libyaml-devel

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