CVE-2017-9053

NameCVE-2017-9053
DescriptionAn issue, also known as DW201703-005, was discovered in libdwarf 2017-03-21. A heap-based buffer over-read in _dwarf_read_loc_expr_op() is due to a failure to check a pointer for being in bounds (in a few places in this function).
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NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs864064

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)20170416-2high864064
dwarfutilssourcestretch20161124-1+deb9u1high

Notes

[jessie] - dwarfutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - dwarfutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://www.prevanders.net/dwarfbug.html#DW201703-005

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