Amazon Linux AMI : graphviz (ALAS-2014-296)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 72944

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the chkNum function in lib/cgraph/scan.l in Graphviz 2.34.0 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors related to a 'badly formed number' and a 'long digit list.'

Stack-based buffer overflow in the yyerror function in lib/cgraph/scan.l in Graphviz 2.34.0 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a long line in a dot file.

Graphviz was recently reported to be affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability, which seem to have introduced in the fix for CVE-2014-0978 .

Solution

Run 'yum update graphviz' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-296.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 72944

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-296.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/03/12

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-R, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-doc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-gd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-graphs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-guile, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-java, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-lua, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-perl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-php54, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-python, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-ruby, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-tcl, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0978, CVE-2014-1235, CVE-2014-1236

ALAS: 2014-296