Out-of-bounds Read

Affecting elfutils package, versions *

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Overview

libdw in elfutils 0.173 checks the end of the attributes list incorrectly in dwarf_getabbrev in dwarf_getabbrev.c and dwarf_hasattr in dwarf_hasattr.c, leading to a heap-based buffer over-read and an application crash.

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CVSS Score

5.5
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2018-16403
CWE
CWE-125
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-ELFUTILS-322436
Disclosed
03 Sep, 2018
Published
25 Sep, 2018