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Ubuntu alert USN-2083-1 (graphviz)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@canonical.com>
To:  ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com
Subject:  [USN-2083-1] Graphviz vulnerabilities
Date:  Thu, 16 Jan 2014 08:33:50 -0500
Message-ID:  <52D7DFBE.9000602@canonical.com>

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2083-1 January 16, 2014 graphviz vulnerabilities ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 13.10 - Ubuntu 13.04 - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Summary: Graphviz could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file. Software Description: - graphviz: rich set of graph drawing tools Details: It was discovered that Graphviz incorrectly handled memory in the yyerror function. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted dot file, an attacker could cause Graphviz to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-0978, CVE-2014-1235) It was discovered that Graphviz incorrectly handled memory in the chkNum function. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted dot file, an attacker could cause Graphviz to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-1236) The default compiler options for affected releases should reduce the vulnerability to a denial of service. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 13.10: graphviz 2.26.3-15ubuntu4.1 Ubuntu 13.04: graphviz 2.26.3-14ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 12.10: graphviz 2.26.3-12ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: graphviz 2.26.3-10ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: graphviz 2.20.2-8ubuntu3.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2083-1 CVE-2014-0978, CVE-2014-1235, CVE-2014-1236 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/graphviz/2.26.3-15ub... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/graphviz/2.26.3-14ub... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/graphviz/2.26.3-12ub... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/graphviz/2.26.3-10ub... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/graphviz/2.20.2-8ubu... -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-security...


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