Amazon Linux AMI : graphviz-php (ALAS-2014-297)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the chkNum function in
lib/cgraph/scan.l in Graphviz 2.34.0 allows remote attackers to have
unspecified impact via vectors related to a 'badly formed number' and
a 'long digit list.'

Stack-based buffer overflow in the yyerror function in
lib/cgraph/scan.l in Graphviz 2.34.0 allows remote attackers to have
unspecified impact via a long line in a dot file.

Graphviz was recently reported to be affected by a buffer overflow
vulnerability, which seem to have introduced in the fix for
CVE-2014-0978 .

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ea9fc8cd

Solution :

Run 'yum update graphviz-php' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72945 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0978
CVE-2014-1235
CVE-2014-1236