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CVE-2014-2525 Detail

Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/28/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0150.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-04/msg00022.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
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0354.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0355.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6443
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2884
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2885
http://www.getchef.com/blog/2014/04/09/chef-server-11-0-12-release/
http://www.getchef.com/blog/2014/04/09/enterprise-chef-11-1-3-release/
http://www.getchef.com/blog/2014/04/09/enterprise-chef-1-4-9-release/
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:060
http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2014-003.html US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66478
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2160-1
https://bitbucket.org/xi/libyaml/commits/bce8b60f0b9af69fa9fab3093d0a41ba243de048 Exploit Patch
https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2014-2525

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-2525
NVD Published Date:
03/28/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018