CVE-2017-9055

NameCVE-2017-9055
DescriptionAn issue, also known as DW201703-001, was discovered in libdwarf 2017-03-21. In dwarf_formsdata() a few data types were not checked for being in bounds, leading to a heap-based buffer over-read.
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 Bugs864064

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)20170416-2high864064
dwarfutilssourcestretch20161124-1+deb9u1high

Notes

[jessie] - dwarfutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - dwarfutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://www.prevanders.net/dwarfbug.html#DW201703-001

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