openSUSE Security Update : libyaml (openSUSE-SU-2014:0272-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following security issue with libyaml :

- bnc#860617: Fixed heap based buffer overflow due to
integer misuse (CVE-2013-6393)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-02/msg00064.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=860617

Solution :

Update the affected libyaml packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75262 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65258

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6393

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