Upstream information

CVE-2016-2091 at MITRE


The dwarf_read_cie_fde_prefix function in dwarf_frame2.c in libdwarf 20151114 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted ELF object file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact None Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 964155 [NEW]

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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

Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 libdwarf Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 libdwarf Affected