Upstream information

CVE-2019-14249 at MITRE


dwarf_elf_load_headers.c in libdwarf before 2019-07-05 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (division by zero) via an ELF file with a zero-size section group (SHT_GROUP), as demonstrated by dwarfdump.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.5 6.2
Attack Vector Network Local
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1142609 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • libdwarf-devel >= 20210528-1.2
  • libdwarf-devel-static >= 20210528-1.2
  • libdwarf-doc >= 20210528-1.2
  • libdwarf-tools >= 20210528-1.2
  • libdwarf1 >= 20210528-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA libdwarf-devel-20210528-1.2

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Jul 24 10:20:31 2019
CVE page last modified: Wed Oct 26 22:02:40 2022