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Is there any kind of parser-software-analysis tool that will analyze c code and outputs possible vulnerabilities like buffer oveflows?

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You are looking for a "static code analyzer" –  schroeder Jun 20 '12 at 14:21

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"Static Code Analyzers" is the search term you are going for. I do not use them myself, so I will only list some resources that I hope might help.

https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Source_Code_Analysis_Tools

http://samate.nist.gov/index.php/Source_Code_Security_Analyzers.html

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