Bug 1671443 (CVE-2019-7149) - CVE-2019-7149 elfutils: heap-based buffer over-read in read_srclines in dwarf_getsrclines.c in libdw
Summary: CVE-2019-7149 elfutils: heap-based buffer over-read in read_srclines in dwarf...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-7149
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20190118,reported=2...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1680054 1680055 1680056 1671444
Blocks: 1671448
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-01-31 15:34 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-03-06 16:04 UTC (History)
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Description Laura Pardo 2019-01-31 15:34:14 UTC
A heap-based buffer over-read was discovered in the function read_srclines in dwarf_getsrclines.c in libdw in elfutils 0.175. A crafted input can cause segmentation faults, leading to denial-of-service, as demonstrated by eu-nm.


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Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2019-01-31 15:34:25 UTC
Created elfutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1671444]

Comment 4 Dave Baker 2019-03-06 16:04:59 UTC
Flagging openshift-online-3 as NOTAFFECTED since binaries ship as part of RHEL.

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