Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : graphviz vulnerability (USN-2435-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 79825
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that graphviz incorrectly handled parsing errors. An attacker could use this issue to cause graphviz to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected graphviz package.