This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dreference error in the agroot() function within cgraphobj.c of the libcgraph.a. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted GraphML input to the affected application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.Mitigation
Update the affected packages.
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.