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USN-5264-1: Graphviz vulnerabilities

3 February 2022

Several security issues were fixed in graphviz.

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Releases

Packages

  • graphviz - rich set of graph drawing tools

Details

It was discovered that graphviz contains null pointer dereference
vulnerabilities. Exploitation via a specially crafted input file
can cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-10196, CVE-2019-11023)

It was discovered that graphviz contains a buffer overflow
vulnerability. Exploitation via a specially crafted input file can cause
a denial of service or possibly allow for arbitrary code execution.
(CVE-2020-18032)

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

Related notices

  • USN-5971-1: libgvc6, libcgraph6, libpathplan4, liblab-gamut1, python-gv, libgvpr2, libgv-perl, libgv-tcl, libgv-python, libgv-php5, libgv-guile, libxdot4, libgv-ruby, libgv-lua, graphviz, libgv-php7, graphviz-dev, libcdt5, libgraphviz-dev, python3-gv, libgvc6-plugins-gtk, graphviz-doc