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

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

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
(CVE-2014-1236).

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 :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1049165
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1050872

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72136 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64674
64737

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

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