Bug 1296986 - (CVE-2015-8750) CVE-2015-8750 libdwarf: NULL pointer dereference in dwarf_utils.c
CVE-2015-8750 libdwarf: NULL pointer dereference in dwarf_utils.c
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20151225,reported=2...
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Depends On: 1296989 1294264
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Reported: 2016-01-08 10:49 EST by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2016-01-08 11:19 EST (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-01-08 10:49:44 EST
A null pointer dereference was found in the libdwarf package. This flaw may result in a crash with specially crafted input.

This was originally filed as bug 1294264. 

CVE assignment: 

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/45

Upstream patch: 

11750a2838e52953013e3114ef27b3c7b1780697
in 
git://git.code.sf.net/p/libdwarf/code

Also available on GitHub:

https://github.com/tomhughes/libdwarf/commit/11750a2838e52953013e3114ef27b3c7b1780697
Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-01-08 10:51:31 EST
Created libdwarf tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1296989]
Comment 2 Tom Hughes 2016-01-08 10:51:37 EST
BTW my github repo is not the upstream... The upstream is the repo at git://git.code.sf.net/p/libdwarf/code.
Comment 3 Andrej Nemec 2016-01-08 10:57:41 EST
(In reply to Tom Hughes from comment #2)
> BTW my github repo is not the upstream... The upstream is the repo at
> git://git.code.sf.net/p/libdwarf/code.

Thanks, I updated comment #0.

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