Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : graphviz (MDVSA-2014:024)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Updated graphviz packages fix security vulnerabilities :

Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities in graphviz due to an error
within the yyerror() function (lib/cgraph/scan.l) which can be
exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially
crafted file (CVE-2014-0978) and the acceptance of an arbitrarily long
digit list by a regular expression matched against user input

A build problem was discovered and fixed in swig while building
graphviz for Business Server 1, related to the new php-5.5.x version
as of the MDVSA-2014:014 advisory. Fixed swig packages is being
provided with this advisory as well.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72136 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64674

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0978

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