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CVE-2013-6393 Detail

Current Description

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.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0040.html Third Party Advisory 
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-04/0134.html Broken Link 
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-10/0103.html Broken Link 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-02/msg00064.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-02/msg00065.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-02/msg00078.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-04/msg00050.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0353.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0354.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0355.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2850 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2870 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:060 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65258 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2098-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bitbucket.org/xi/libyaml/commits/tag/0.1.5 Issue Tracking 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=847926&action=diff Issue Tracking 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1033990 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6536 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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