Upstream information

CVE-2016-8681 at MITRE

Description

The _dwarf_get_abbrev_for_code function in dwarf_util.c in libdwarf 20161001 and earlier 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: Resolved

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 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1005046 [NEW], 1005049 [NEW]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libdwarf Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 libdwarf Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 libdwarf Affected


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Sun Oct 16 05:36:38 2016
CVE page last modified: Mon Jan 16 17:37:23 2023