Upstream information

CVE-2020-28163 at MITRE


libdwarf before 20201201 allows a dwarf_print_lines.c NULL pointer dereference and application crash via a DWARF5 line-table header that has an invalid FORM for a pathname.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.5 5.5
Attack Vector Network Local
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1193103 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Package Hub 15 SP4 libdwarf Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Package Hub 15 SP5 libdwarf Not affected

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Nov 25 17:00:21 2021
CVE page last modified: Wed Sep 6 16:21:03 2023