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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200811-04
(Graphviz: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Roee Hay reported a stack-based buffer overflow in the push_subg()
function in parser.y when processing a DOT file with a large number of
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to open a
specially crafted DOT file in an application using Graphviz, possibly
leading to the execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Graphviz users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/graphviz-2.20.3'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 34735 (gentoo_GLSA-200811-04.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 31648
CVE ID: CVE-2008-4555
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