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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-0978

Original release date: 01/10/2014
Last revised: 02/21/2014


Stack-based buffer overflow in the yyerror function in lib/cgraph/scan.l in Graphviz 2.34.0 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a long line in a dot file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 64674
External Source: XF
Name: graphviz-yyerror-bo(90085)
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2014:024
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/ellson/graphviz/commit/7aaddf52cd98589fb0c3ab72a393f8411838438a
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=497274
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140107 Re: CVE Request: graphviz: stack-based buffer overflow in yyerror()
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2843
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1049165
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140107 CVE Request: graphviz: stack-based buffer overflow in yyerror()

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