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CVE-2016-9480 Detail

Current Description

libdwarf 2016-10-21 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service by using the "malformed dwarf file" approach, related to a "Heap Buffer Over-read" issue affecting the dwarf_util.c component, aka DW201611-006.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/29/2016
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.1 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94980 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://sourceforge.net/p/libdwarf/bugs/5/ Permissions Required
https://sourceforge.net/p/libdwarf/code/ci/5dd64de047cd5ec479fb11fe7ff2692fd819e5e5/ Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://www.prevanders.net/dwarfbug.html Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libdwarf_project:libdwarf:2016-10-21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9480
NVD Published Date:
11/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/22/2016