CVE-2016-4489

NameCVE-2016-4489
DescriptionInteger overflow in the gnu_special function in libiberty allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault and crash) via a crafted binary, related to the "demangling of virtual tables."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-552-1
Debian Bugs840358, 840360

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
binutils (PTS)buster2.31.1-16fixed
bullseye2.35.2-2fixed
bookworm2.39-3fixed
sid2.39-6fixed
ht (PTS)buster2.1.0+repack1-3fixed
bookworm, bullseye, sid2.1.0+repack1-5fixed
libiberty (PTS)buster20190122-1fixed
bullseye20210106-1fixed
bookworm, sid20220713-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
binutilssourcewheezy2.22-8+deb7u3DLA-552-1
binutilssource(unstable)2.27.51.20161102-1low
htsource(unstable)2.1.0+repack1-1low840358
libibertysource(unstable)20161011-1low840360

Notes

[jessie] - ht <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - ht <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - binutils <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libiberty <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libiberty <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=70492
https://gcc.gnu.org/viewcvs/gcc?view=revision&revision=234828

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