Bug 1291299 (CVE-2015-8538)

Summary: CVE-2015-8538 libdwarf: Out-of-bounds read in dwarf_leb.c
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
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Priority: low    
Version: unspecifiedCC: carnil, fche, kanderso, law, nickc, nobody+bgollahe, ohudlick, orion, osoukup, rzima
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2016-06-10 13:29:55 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1289385, 1291300    
Bug Blocks: 1291302    

Description Adam Mariš 2015-12-14 14:21:13 UTC
It was found that if an ELF file is passed to dwarfdump, SIGSEGV will occur in libdwarf/dwarf_leb.c.

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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2015-12-14 14:21:36 UTC
Created libdwarf tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1291300]

Comment 2 Tom Hughes 2015-12-14 14:22:58 UTC
Already fixed against RHBZ#1289385.

Comment 4 Stefan Cornelius 2016-01-14 12:33:01 UTC
Reopening. This is an umbrella bug for more than just Fedora.