CVE-2017-9998

NameCVE-2017-9998
DescriptionThe _dwarf_decode_s_leb128_chk function in dwarf_leb.c in libdwarf through 2017-06-28 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Segmentation fault) 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)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs866968

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dwarfutils (PTS)jessie20120410-2+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch20161124-1+deb9u1fixed
buster20180809-1fixed
bullseye, sid20190529-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dwarfutilssource(unstable)20170416-3866968
dwarfutilssourcestretch20161124-1+deb9u1

Notes

[jessie] - dwarfutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - dwarfutils <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1465756

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