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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.875527
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Update for PyYAML FEDORA-2019-779a9db46a
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the; 'PyYAML' package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2019-779a9db46a advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the
'PyYAML' package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2019-779a9db46a advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
YAML is a data serialization format designed
for human readability and interaction with scripting languages. PyYAML is a
YAML parser and emitter for Python.

PyYAML features a complete YAML 1.1 parser, Unicode support, pickle
support, capable extension API, and sensible error messages. PyYAML
supports standard YAML tags and provides Python-specific tags that
allow to represent an arbitrary Python object.

PyYAML is applicable for a broad range of tasks from complex
configuration files to object serialization and persistence.

Affected Software/OS:
'PyYAML' package(s) on Fedora 28.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-18342
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