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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1152

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in the error reporting functionality in the YAML::LibYAML (aka YAML-LibYAML and perl-YAML-LibYAML) module 0.38 for Perl allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process crash) via format string specifiers in a (1) YAML stream to the Load function, (2) YAML node to the load_node function, (3) YAML mapping to the load_mapping function, or (4) YAML sequence to the load_sequence function.
Publish Date : 2012-09-09 Last Update Date : 2017-08-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 134

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2432-1 libyaml-libyaml-perl -- format string vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15295 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-2012-1152

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ingy Yaml\ \ Libyaml 0.38 * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ingy Yaml\ 1

- References For CVE-2012-1152

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-02/msg00078.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0319
http://secunia.com/advisories/50277
SECUNIA 50277
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-08/msg00029.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1000
http://secunia.com/advisories/48317
SECUNIA 48317
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-April/077004.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-4997
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-April/077782.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-4871
https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=75365
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52381
BID 52381 Perl YAML-LibYAML Module 'perl_libyaml.c' Multiple Format String Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-04-27
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=661548
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-April/077023.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-5035
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/10/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20120309 Re: CVE Request -- libdbd-pg-perl / perl-DBD-Pg && libyaml-libyaml-perl / perl-YAML-LibYAML: Multiple format string flaws
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/09/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20120309 CVE Request -- libdbd-pg-perl / perl-DBD-Pg && libyaml-libyaml-perl / perl-YAML-LibYAML: Multiple format string flaws
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2432
DEBIAN DSA-2432
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=801738
https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=46507
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/73856
XF yaml-load-format-string(73856)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1152

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


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