This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Stack-based buffer overflow in the push_subg function in parser.y
(lib/graph/parser.c) in Graphviz 2.20.2, and possibly earlier
versions, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (memory corruption) or execute arbitrary code via a DOT file
with a large number of Agraph_t elements. (CVE-2008-4555)
Note: graphviz-ocaml is no longer supported in the SL version of
graphiviz. This is because ocaml was never included. If you do have
graphviz-ocaml installed, you will have to remove it before doing this
Note: This update is already in SL 5.4
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60694 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-4555
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.