Descriptionyaml-rust 0.4.0 and earlier is affected by: Uncontrolled Recursion. The impact is: Denial of service by impossible to catch abort. The component is: YamlLoader::load_from_str function. The attack vector is: Parsing of a malicious YAML document. The fixed version is: 0.4.1 and later.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rust-yaml-rust (PTS)buster0.4.2-1fixed
bookworm, sid0.4.5-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rust-yaml-rustsource(unstable)(not affected)


- rust-yaml-rust <not-affected> (Fixed before initial release to Debian)

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