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CVE-2018-16403

Published: 3 September 2018

libdw in elfutils 0.173 checks the end of the attributes list incorrectly in dwarf_getabbrev in dwarf_getabbrev.c and dwarf_hasattr in dwarf_hasattr.c, leading to a heap-based buffer over-read and an application crash.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
elfutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (0.170-0.4ubuntu0.1)
cosmic
Released (0.170-0.5.0ubuntu1.1)
disco Not vulnerable
(0.176-1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
focal Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
impish Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needs-triage)
trusty Needs triage

upstream
Released (0.175-1)
xenial
Released (0.165-3ubuntu1.2)