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 advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs866968

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dwarfutils (PTS)buster20180809-1fixed
bullseye20201201-1fixed
bookworm, sid20210528-1fixed

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

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

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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