CVE-2016-7511

NameCVE-2016-7511
DescriptionInteger overflow in the dwarf_die_deliv.c in libdwarf 20160613 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted 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-635-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs838757

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dwarfutils (PTS)jessie20120410-2+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch20161124-1+deb9u1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster20180809-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dwarfutilssource(unstable)20160923-1medium838757
dwarfutilssourcewheezy20120410-2+deb7u1mediumDLA-635-1

Notes

[jessie] - dwarfutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue, can be fixed in point release)
https://sourceforge.net/p/libdwarf/bugs/3/
https://www.prevanders.net/dwarfbug.html#DW201609-002
Fixed by: https://sourceforge.net/p/libdwarf/code/ci/3767305debcba8bd7e1c483ae48c509d25399252
See though notes for CVE-2016-7410, the 3767305debcba8bd7e1c483ae48c509d25399252
seem to be the ultimate fix upstream, introducing commit should as well still be
found.

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