libyaml-dev - Fast YAML 1.1 parser and emitter library (development)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name libyaml-dev
Package version 0.1.7
Package release 2ubuntu3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 240 B
Download size 54.40 KB
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LibYAML is a C library for parsing and emitting data in YAML 1.1, a
human-readable data serialization format.
This package contains development headers and static libraries.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libyaml-dev_0.1.7-2ubuntu3_i386.deb 0.1.7 i386 Ubuntu Main
libyaml-dev - - -


Name Value
libyaml-0-2 = 0.1.7-2ubuntu3


Type URL
Binary Package libyaml-dev_0.1.7-2ubuntu3_amd64.deb
Source Package libyaml

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libyaml-dev deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libyaml-dev




2017-07-10 - Gianfranco Costamagna <>
libyaml (0.1.7-2ubuntu3) artful; urgency=medium
* Revert the testsuite fix patch, so this way this
becomes a sync candidate in case Debian adopts it.
- the haskell failing test is now disabled
2017-06-29 - Gianfranco Costamagna <>
libyaml (0.1.7-2ubuntu2) artful; urgency=medium
[ James Clarke ]
* debian/patches/testsuite-fix.patch:
- disable previous patch with a better one.
2017-06-23 - Gianfranco Costamagna <>
libyaml (0.1.7-2ubuntu1) artful; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/56400d976a1999156b1abfd674c3122843980260.patch:
cherry-pick upstream fix for a testsuite failure.
* Move watch and homepage to new github maintained repo.
2016-09-30 - Anders Kaseorg <>
libyaml (0.1.7-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Clean doxygen-generated documentation with dh_doxygen.
* Mark libyaml-doc Multi-Arch: foreign.
* Add libyaml-0-2.symbols file.
2016-09-03 - Anders Kaseorg <>
libyaml (0.1.7-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 0.1.7.
+ Fix segfault in yaml_string_write_handler.
+ Fix invalid simple key assertion.
* Drop upstreamed patches.
* Migrate packaging from CDBS to dh.
* Drop libyaml-0-2-dbg in favor of automatically generated
libyaml-0-2-dbgsym package.
2014-11-28 - Anders Kaseorg <>
libyaml (0.1.6-3) unstable; urgency=high
* debian/patches/CVE-2014-9130.patch: Fix CVE-2014-9130 assertion
failure caused by wrapped strings.  (Closes: #771366)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (no changes needed).
2014-08-19 - Anders Kaseorg <>
libyaml (0.1.6-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Move doxygen from Build-Depends to Build-Depends-Indep.
2014-08-19 - Anders Kaseorg <>
libyaml (0.1.6-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 0.1.6.
+ Fix CVE-2013-6393: heap-based buffer overflow when parsing YAML
+ Fix CVE-2014-2525: heap-based buffer overflow in
* Drop upstreamed patches.
* Run tests at build time.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes needed).
* Use dh-autoreconf.  (Closes: #745078)
* Use dh-buildinfo.
* Add libyaml-doc package for Doxygen-generated API documentation and
examples.  (Closes: #696821)
* Acknowledge NMUs.
2014-03-27 - Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
libyaml (0.1.4-3.2) unstable; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team.
* Add CVE-2014-2525.patch patch.
CVE-2014-2525: Fixes heap overflow in yaml_parser_scan_uri_escapes.
The heap overflow is caused by not properly expanding a string before
writing to it in function yaml_parser_scan_uri_escapes in scanner.c.
(Closes: #742732)
2014-02-13 - Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
libyaml (0.1.4-3.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Drop libyaml-indent-column-overflow-v2.patch patch.
This patch causes additional regressions on simple YAML files.
* Add libyaml-guard-against-overflows-in-indent-and-flow_level.patch patch.
Add upstream's patch to guard against overflows in indent and
flow_level. (Closes: #738587)

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