Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Florian Weimer discovered that LibYAML incorrectly handled certain
large yaml documents. An attacker could use this issue to cause
LibYAML to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.
Update the affected libyaml-0-2 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false