Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : graphviz (MDVSA-2014:248)

high Nessus Plugin ID 79993

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).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0520.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79993

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-248.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 12/15/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

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:mandriva:linux:graphviz, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:graphviz-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:java-graphviz, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64cdt5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64cgraph6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64graph5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64graphviz-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64graphviz-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gvc6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gvpr2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pathplan4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xdot4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lua-graphviz, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ocaml-graphviz, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-graphviz, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-graphviz, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-graphviz, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ruby-graphviz, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tcl-graphviz, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/14/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9157

BID: 71283

MDVSA: 2014:248