Upstream information

CVE-2017-9053 at MITRE

Description

An issue, also known as DW201703-005, was discovered in libdwarf 2017-03-21. A heap-based buffer over-read in _dwarf_read_loc_expr_op() is due to a failure to check a pointer for being in bounds (in a few places in this function).

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.48 4.30
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial None
Integrity Impact Partial None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 9.8 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High Low

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1039679 [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 SP4
libdwarf