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Secunia Security Advisory 28959

Secunia Security Advisory 28959
Posted Feb 14, 2008
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in Graphviz, which can potentially be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 28959

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A new version (0.9.0.0 - Release Candidate 1) of the free Secunia PSI
has been released. The new version includes many new and advanced
features, which makes it even easier to stay patched.

Download and test it today:
https://psi.secunia.com/

Read more about this new version:
https://psi.secunia.com/?page=changelog

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TITLE:
Graphviz GD GIF Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA28959

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/28959/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
DoS, System access

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
Graphviz 2.x
http://secunia.com/product/5815/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in Graphviz, which can potentially
be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the use of vulnerable GD code.

For more information see vulnerability #4 in:
SA21546

The vulnerability is reported in version 2.12. Other versions prior
to 2.14 may also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.14 or later.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported via a Red Hat bug report.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431568

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA21546:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21546/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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