Heap-based Buffer Overflow Affecting libyaml Open this link in a new tab package, versions <0.2.3


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    npm:libyaml:20140204

  • published

    4 Feb 2014

  • disclosed

    4 Feb 2014

  • credit

    N/A

How to fix?

Update to version 0.2.3 that includes a version of LibYAML that contains a fix for this issue.

Overview

LibYAML, the library that libyaml provides bindings for is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow when parsing YAML tags.

Source: Node Security Project