Debian: DSA-3098-1: graphviz security update

    Date11 Dec 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3098-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    December 11, 2014                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : graphviz
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-9157
    Debian Bug     : 772648
    
    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
    version 2.26.3-14+deb7u2.
    
    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
    version 2.38.0-7.
    
    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/
    
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