CVE-2015-8750

NameCVE-2015-8750
Descriptionlibdwarf 20151114 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a debug_abbrev section marked NOBITS in an ELF file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-388-1, DLA-669-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs813182

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dwarfutils (PTS)wheezy20120410-2vulnerable
wheezy (security)20120410-2+deb7u2fixed
jessie20120410-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch20161124-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid20170709-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dwarfutilssource(unstable)20160507-1medium813182
dwarfutilssourcejessie20120410-2+deb8u1medium
dwarfutilssourcesqueeze20100214-1+deb6u1mediumDLA-388-1
dwarfutilssourcewheezy20120410-2+deb7u2mediumDLA-669-1

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1294264
https://github.com/tomhughes/libdwarf/commit/11750a2838e52953013e3114ef27b3c7b1780697

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