Amazon Linux AMI : graphviz-php Multiple Vulnerabilities (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.' (CVE-2014-1236)

graphviz: buffer overflow in yyerror() due to improper fix for
CVE-2014-0978 (CVE-2014-1235)

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72945 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0978