CVE-2016-2091

NameCVE-2016-2091
DescriptionThe dwarf_read_cie_fde_prefix function in dwarf_frame2.c in libdwarf 20151114 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted ELF object file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-669-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs813148

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dwarfutils (PTS)jessie20120410-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch20161124-1+deb9u1fixed
buster20180809-1fixed
bullseye, sid20191104-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dwarfutilssource(unstable)20160507-1813148
dwarfutilssourcejessie20120410-2+deb8u1
dwarfutilssourcewheezy20120410-2+deb7u2DLA-669-1

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/19/3
Fixed by http://sourceforge.net/p/libdwarf/code/ci/9565964f26966d8391fe2cfa8e6e8e59278c5f91

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