Bug 1296986 (CVE-2015-8750) - CVE-2015-8750 libdwarf: NULL pointer dereference in dwarf_utils.c
Summary: CVE-2015-8750 libdwarf: NULL pointer dereference in dwarf_utils.c
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2015-8750
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1296989 1294264
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-01-08 15:49 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:41 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:47:19 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-01-08 15:49:44 UTC
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 15:51:31 UTC
Created libdwarf tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1296989]

Comment 2 Tom Hughes 2016-01-08 15:51:37 UTC
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 15:57:41 UTC
(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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