CVE-2016-5044

NameCVE-2016-5044
DescriptionThe WRITE_UNALIGNED function in dwarf_elf_access.c in libdwarf before 20160923 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and crash) via a crafted DWARF section.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dwarfutils (PTS)jessie20120410-2+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch20161124-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid20180809-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dwarfutilssource(unstable)20160507-1medium

Notes

[jessie] - dwarfutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - dwarfutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://sourceforge.net/p/libdwarf/code/ci/98a3da1e8237fe0d45b67ef77f3fa5ed9ff0215f/

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