Fedora 21 : graphviz-2.38.0-11.fc21 (2014-15760)

high Nessus Plugin ID 79782

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This is an update fixing format string vulnerability in cgraph.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected graphviz package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1167866

http://www.nessus.org/u?eeea9267

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79782

File Name: fedora_2014-15760.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/7/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:graphviz, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/25/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9157

BID: 71283

FEDORA: 2014-15760