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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-6393

Original release date: 02/06/2014
Last revised: 09/28/2015


The yaml_parser_scan_tag_uri function in scanner.c in LibYAML before 0.1.5 performs an incorrect cast, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted tags in a YAML document, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
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: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1033990
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2870
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0355
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2098-1
External Source: BID
Name: 65258
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0040.html
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2014-04-22-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0272
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2014-10-16-3
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2015:0319
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6536
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bitbucket.org/xi/libyaml/commits/tag/0.1.5
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2850
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0273
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0353
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2015:060
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=847926&action=diff
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0354

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