Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : graphviz (MDVSA-2014:248)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated graphviz packages fix security vulnerability :

Format string vulnerability in the yyerror function in
lib/cgraph/scan.l in Graphviz allows remote attackers to have
unspecified impact via format string specifiers in unknown vector,
which are not properly handled in an error string (CVE-2014-9157).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0520.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79993 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71283

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9157

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