CVE-2016-5028

Published: 17 February 2017

The print_frame_inst_bytes function in libdwarf before 20160923 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via an object file with empty bss-like sections.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
dwarfutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(20160507+git20160523.9086738-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(20160507+git20160523.9086738-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(20160507+git20160523.9086738-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin) Does not exist
(precise was needs-triage)
Patches:
Upstream: https://sourceforge.net/p/libdwarf/code/ci/a55b958926cc67f89a512ed30bb5a22b0adb10f4/