Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : graphviz (MDVSA-2009:254-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 41961
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered and corrected in graphviz :
Stack-based buffer overflow in the push_subg function in parser.y (lib/graph/parser.c) in Graphviz 2.20.2, and possibly earlier versions, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or execute arbitrary code via a DOT file with a large number of Agraph_t elements (CVE-2008-4555).
This update provides a fix for this vulnerability.
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.