ALAS-2014-297


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2014-297
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-16 22:36 Pacific
Severity: Medium

Issue Overview:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the chkNum function in lib/cgraph/scan.l in Graphviz 2.34.0 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors related to a "badly formed number" and a "long digit list."

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.

Graphviz was recently reported to be affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability, which seem to have introduced in the fix for CVE-2014-0978 .


Affected Packages:

graphviz-php


Issue Correction:
Run yum update graphviz-php to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    graphviz-php-2.30.1-12.37.amzn1.i686

src:
    graphviz-php-2.30.1-12.37.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    graphviz-php-2.30.1-12.37.amzn1.x86_64