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USN-5971-1: Graphviz vulnerabilities

24 March 2023

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. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
(CVE-2018-10196)

It was discovered that graphviz contains null pointer dereference
vulnerabilities. Exploitation via a specially crafted input file can cause
a denial of service. These issues only affected Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu
18.04 LTS. (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. These issues only
affected Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
(CVE-2020-18032)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5264-1: libpathplan4, libgv-tcl, libgvc6, libgvpr2, graphviz-doc, libxdot4, libgv-lua, libgraphviz-dev, libgv-ruby, libcdt5, libgv-perl, libgv-python, libcgraph6, libgv-guile, libgvc6-plugins-gtk, graphviz-dev, graphviz