CVE-2014-0978

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-01-06
CWE:
CWE-121
Bugzilla:
1049165: CVE-2014-0978 graphviz: stack-based buffer overflow in yyerror()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0978 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of the graphviz package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact and therefore it is not planned to be addressed in future updates.

This issue did not affect the versions of the graphviz package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 graphviz Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 graphviz Will not fix
Last Modified

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