CVE-2016-5038

NameCVE-2016-5038
DescriptionThe dwarf_get_macro_startend_file function in dwarf_macro5.c in libdwarf before 20160923 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted string offset for .debug_str.
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 (attack range: remote)

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, sid20190529-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dwarfutilssource(unstable)20160507+git20160523.9086738-1medium
dwarfutilssourcejessie20120410-2+deb8u1medium
dwarfutilssourcewheezy20120410-2+deb7u2mediumDLA-669-1

Notes

https://sourceforge.net/p/libdwarf/code/ci/82d8e007851805af0dcaaff41f49a2d48473334b/

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