CVE-2008-4555

NameCVE-2008-4555
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the push_subg function in parser.y (lib/graph/parser.c) in Graphviz 2.20.2, and possibly earlier versions, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or execute arbitrary code via a DOT file with a large number of Agraph_t elements.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
graphviz (PTS)buster, buster (security)2.40.1-6+deb10u1fixed
bullseye2.42.2-5fixed
bookworm2.42.2-7fixed
trixie, sid2.42.2-8fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
graphvizsourceetch2.8-3+etch1
graphvizsource(unstable)2.20.2-3low

Notes

minor issue fixed in etch r6 point update

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