Scientific Linux Security Update : libyaml on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

An assertion failure was found in the way the libyaml library parsed
wrapped strings. An attacker able to load specially crafted YAML input
into an application using libyaml could cause the application to
crash. (CVE-2014-9130)

All running applications linked against the libyaml library must be
restarted for this update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?be157fe4

Solution :

Update the affected libyaml, libyaml-debuginfo and / or libyaml-devel
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81074 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9130

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