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CVE-2014-9157 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in the yyerror function in lib/cgraph/scan.l in Graphviz allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via format string specifiers in unknown vectors, which are not properly handled in an error string.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0520.html
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/784 Exploit
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/872 Exploit
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3098
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71283
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98949
https://github.com/ellson/graphviz/commit/99eda421f7ddc27b14e4ac1d2126e5fe41719081 Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Use of Externally-Controlled Format String (CWE-134)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:graphviz:graphviz:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9157
NVD Published Date:
12/03/2014
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017