Amazon Linux AMI : graphviz-php (ALAS-2015-488)

high Nessus Plugin ID 81676


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


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.


Run 'yum update graphviz-php' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81676

File Name: ala_ALAS-2015-488.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/9/2015

Updated: 4/18/2018

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphviz-php, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/4/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9157

ALAS: 2015-488