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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-2525

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.
Publish Date : 2014-03-28 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2884-1 libyaml - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24469 unix
DSA-2885-1 libyaml-libyaml-perl - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23896 unix
SUSE-SU-2015:0953-2 -- Security update for perl-YAML-LibYAML (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29055 unix
USN-2160-1 -- libyaml vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24450 unix
USN-2161-1 -- libyaml-libyaml-perl vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24117 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-2525

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Opensuse Leap 42.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Pyyaml Libyaml * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Pyyaml Libyaml 0.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Pyyaml Libyaml 0.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Pyyaml Libyaml 0.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Pyyaml Libyaml 0.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Pyyaml Libyaml 0.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Opensuse Leap 1
Opensuse Opensuse 2
Pyyaml Libyaml 6

- References For CVE-2014-2525
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0319 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0355
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0500
BID 66478 LibYAML 'yaml_parser_scan_uri_escapes()' Function Remote Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-04-26
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1067 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-2525

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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