CVE-2016-9558

NameCVE-2016-9558
Description(1) libdwarf/dwarf_leb.c and (2) dwarfdump/print_frames.c in libdwarf before 20161124 allow remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a crafted bit pattern in a signed leb number, aka a "negation overflow."
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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs845408

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)20161124-1high845408

Notes

[jessie] - dwarfutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - dwarfutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2016/11/19/libdwarf-negation-overflow-in-dwarf_leb-c
Fixed by: https://sourceforge.net/p/libdwarf/code/ci/4f19e1050cd8e9ddf2cb6caa061ff2fec4c9b5f9/#diff-5

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