Upstream information

CVE-2016-8679 at MITRE

Description

The _dwarf_get_size_of_val function in libdwarf/dwarf_util.c in Libdwarf before 20161124 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) by calling the dwarfdump command on a crafted 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 4.3 5.1
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None Partial
Integrity Impact None Partial
Availability Impact Partial 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
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1005046 [NEW], 1005049 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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