Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : graphviz (MDVSA-2015:187)

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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).

Additionally the gtkglarea2 and gtkglext packages were missing and was
required for graphviz to build, these packages are also being provided
with this advisory.

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)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82558 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9157

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