Bug 1340121 (CVE-2016-5039) - CVE-2016-5039 libdwarf: Out-of-bounds read in get_attr_value() function
Summary: CVE-2016-5039 libdwarf: Out-of-bounds read in get_attr_value() function
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-5039
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-05-26 13:28 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:50 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-05-26 13:42:27 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-05-26 13:28:24 UTC
A vulnerability was found in libdwarf. A malicious object with data all-bits-on could bypass length checks which results in an out-of-bounds read.

References:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q2/393

External references:

https://www.prevanders.net/dwarfbug.html

Upstream fix:

https://sourceforge.net/p/libdwarf/code/ci/eb1472afac95031d0c9dd8c11d527b865fe7deb8

Comment 1 Tom Hughes 2016-05-26 13:29:16 UTC
Already fixed in Fedora.


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