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1050871: CVE-2014-1235 graphviz: buffer overflow in yyerror() due to improper fix for CVE-2014-0978

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the "yyerror" function in Graphviz 2.34.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted file. NOTE: This vulnerability exists due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2014-0978.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1235 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of graphviz as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 as it did not include the patch that introduced this flaw.

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 Not affected
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