Bug 1385686 (CVE-2016-8680)

Summary: CVE-2016-8680 libdwarf: Out of bounds heap read in _dwarf_get_abbrev_for_code
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: dkholia, fche, orion
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Bug Depends On: 1385693, 1385692    
Bug Blocks: 1385691    

Description Adam Mariš 2016-10-17 13:47:06 UTC
An out of bounds heap read vulnerability was found in _dwarf_get_abbrev_for_code triggered by invoking dwarfdump command on crafted file.

Upstream patch:

https://sourceforge.net/p/libdwarf/code/ci/268c1f18d1d28612af3b72d7c670076b1b88e51c/tree/libdwarf/dwarf_util.c?diff=0b28b923c3bd9827d1d904feed2abadde4fa5de2

CVE assignment:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q4/145

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-10-17 14:00:17 UTC
Created libdwarf tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1385692]
Affects: epel-6 [bug 1385693]