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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-2525

Original release date: 03/28/2014
Last revised: 10/08/2015


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.


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://bitbucket.org/xi/libyaml/commits/bce8b60f0b9af69fa9fab3093d0a41ba243de048
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: BID
Name: 66478
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.getchef.com/blog/2014/04/09/chef-server-11-0-12-release/
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0500
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: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2015:060
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0353
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: MISC
Name: http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2014-003.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0355
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2885
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2884
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2015:0319
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.getchef.com/blog/2014/04/09/enterprise-chef-11-1-3-release/
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0150.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6443
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0354

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