Upstream information

CVE-2016-5037 at MITRE

Description

The _dwarf_load_section function in libdwarf before 20160923 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low 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
Base Score 5.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/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
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 981543 [NEW]

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
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA libdwarf-devel-20210528-1.2