[SECURITY] [DLA 669-1] dwarfutils security update

2016-10-19T15:04:47
ID DEBIAN:DLA-669-1:721AC
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2016-10-19T15:04:47

Description

Package : dwarfutils Version : 20120410-2+deb7u2 CVE ID : CVE-2015-8538 CVE-2015-8750 CVE-2016-2050 CVE-2016-2091 CVE-2016-5034 CVE-2016-5036 CVE-2016-5038 CVE-2016-5039 CVE-2016-5042

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in dwarfutils, a tool and library for reading/consuming and writing/producing DWARF debugging information. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues:

CVE-2015-8538

A specially crafted ELF file can cause a segmentation fault.

CVE-2015-8750

A specially crafted ELF file can cause a NULL pointer
dereference.

CVE-2016-2050

Out-of-bounds write

CVE-2016-2091

Out-of-bounds read

CVE-2016-5034

Out-of-bounds write

CVE-2016-5036

Out-of-bounds read

CVE-2016-5038

Out-of-bounds read

CVE-2016-5039

Out-of-bounds read

CVE-2016-5042

A specially crafted DWARF section can cause an infinite loop,
reading from increasing memory addresses until the application
crashes.

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version 20120410-2+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your dwarfutils packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS