CVE-2016-8679

Published: 15 February 2017

The _dwarf_get_size_of_val function in libdwarf/dwarf_util.c in Libdwarf before 20161124 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) by calling the dwarfdump command on a crafted file.

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
(20161001-2)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(20161001-2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(20161001-2)
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 needed)