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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1152

Original release date: 09/09/2012
Last revised: 03/17/2015


Multiple format string vulnerabilities in the error reporting functionality in the YAML::LibYAML (aka YAML-LibYAML and perl-YAML-LibYAML) module 0.38 for Perl allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process crash) via format string specifiers in a (1) YAML stream to the Load function, (2) YAML node to the load_node function, (3) YAML mapping to the load_mapping function, or (4) YAML sequence to the load_sequence function.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=801738
External Source: MISC
Name: https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=46507
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120309 CVE Request -- libdbd-pg-perl / perl-DBD-Pg && libyaml-libyaml-perl / perl-YAML-LibYAML: Multiple format string flaws
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2432
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1000
External Source: BID
Name: 52381
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-5035
External Source: MISC
Name: https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=75365
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-4871
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=661548
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2015:0319
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120309 Re: CVE Request -- libdbd-pg-perl / perl-DBD-Pg && libyaml-libyaml-perl / perl-YAML-LibYAML: Multiple format string flaws
External Source: XF
Name: yaml-load-format-string(73856)
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-4997

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