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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-0978

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.
Publish Date : 2014-01-10 Last Update Date : 2017-08-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2843-1 graphviz - buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22492 unix
USN-2083-1 -- graphviz vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21511 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-0978

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Graphviz Graphviz 2.34.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Graphviz Graphviz 1

- References For CVE-2014-0978
GENTOO GLSA-201702-06
MLIST [oss-security] 20140107 CVE Request: graphviz: stack-based buffer overflow in yyerror()
MLIST [oss-security] 20140107 Re: CVE Request: graphviz: stack-based buffer overflow in yyerror() CONFIRM
BID 64674 Graphviz 'yyerror()' Function Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-07-21 CONFIRM
XF graphviz-yyerror-bo(90085)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-0978

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