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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-8679: libdwarf security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-8679: libdwarf security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/15/2017
Created
04/17/2020
Added
04/16/2020
Modified
04/16/2020

Description

The _dwarf_get_size_of_val function in libdwarf/dwarf_util.c in Libdwarf before 20161124 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) by calling the dwarfdump command on a crafted file.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-libdwarf

References

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-libdwarf

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