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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-2525

Original release date: 03/28/2014
Last revised: 04/24/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57966
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0354
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: MISC
Name: http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2014-003.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0355
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57836
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 57968
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2160-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.getchef.com/blog/2014/04/09/enterprise-chef-1-4-9-release/
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.getchef.com/blog/2014/04/09/chef-server-11-0-12-release/
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2884
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0353
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bitbucket.org/xi/libyaml/commits/bce8b60f0b9af69fa9fab3093d0a41ba243de048
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2885
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0500
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.getchef.com/blog/2014/04/09/enterprise-chef-11-1-3-release/

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