GLSA-201702-06 : Graphviz: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 97112


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-06 (Graphviz: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities in Graphviz were discovered. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker, able to control input matched against a regular expression or by enticing a user to process a specially crafted file, could cause unspecified impacts.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Graphviz users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/graphviz-2.36.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97112

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201702-06.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/13

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


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:gentoo:linux:graphviz, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/10

Reference Information

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

GLSA: 201702-06