Out-of-Bounds

Affecting yaml-cpp package, versions >0.0.0

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Overview

yaml-cpp is a YAML parser and emitter in C++.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Out-of-Bounds. The attacks are possible because the SingleDocParser::HandleNode() function does not handle YAML files properly, allowing the attackers to trigger stack consumption and application crash using malicious YAML files.

Remediation

There is no fixed version for yaml-cpp.

References

CVSS Score

5.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Credit
Kamil Frankowicz
CVE
CVE-2017-5950
CWE
CWE-119
Snyk ID
SNYK-COCOAPODS-YAMLCPP-471234
Disclosed
03 Apr, 2017
Published
02 Oct, 2019