Upstream information

CVE-2017-9055 at MITRE


An issue, also known as DW201703-001, was discovered in libdwarf 2017-03-21. In dwarf_formsdata() a few data types were not checked for being in bounds, leading to a heap-based buffer over-read.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 9.8 6.3
Attack Vector Network Network
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1039665 [NEW], 1039693 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 libdwarf Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libdwarf Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 libdwarf Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 libdwarf Unsupported

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu May 18 08:09:40 2017
CVE page last modified: Mon Sep 11 18:34:59 2023