Upstream information

CVE-2016-2050 at MITRE

Description

The get_abbrev_array_info function in libdwarf-20151114 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted elf file.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.30
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
Base Score 5.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 963791 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


List of planned updates

The following information is the current evaluation information for this security issue. It might neither be accurate nor complete, Use at own risk.
Product(s) Source package
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4
libdwarf