CVE-2018-16403

Published: 03 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
Upstream
Released (0.175-1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(0.176-1.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (0.170-0.4ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (0.165-3ubuntu1.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage

Patches:
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/?p=elfutils.git;a=commit;h=6983e59b727458a6c64d9659c85f08218bc4fcda