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CVE-2014-1235 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/54 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/64736 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1050871 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90198
https://github.com/ellson/graphviz/commit/d266bb2b4154d11c27252b56d86963aef4434750 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-06 Mitigation Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:graphviz:graphviz:2.34.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-1235
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017