Joshua Rogers discovered a format string vulnerability in the yyerror
function in lib/cgraph/scan.l in Graphviz, a rich set of graph drawing
tools. An attacker could use this flaw to cause graphviz to crash or
possibly execute arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem will be
fixed soon in version 2.38.0-7.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your graphviz packages.
Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
Mailing list: [email protected]
Debian Security Advisory DSA-3098-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
December 11, 2014 https://www.debian.org/security/faq