48939 : Graphviz lib/graph/parser.c push_subg Function Crafted DOT File Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2008-10-08

Description

A remote overflow exists in Graphiz. The library fails to bounds check the input to the push_subg function resulting in a stack-based overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.20.3 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Graphviz
Graphviz
2.20.2

References

Credit

  • Roee Hay -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 8.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2008-10-15 | Disagree?

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