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CVE-2018-16403 Detail

Description

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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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-06/msg00052.html
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2197
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23529 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://sourceware.org/git/?p=elfutils.git%3Ba=commit%3Bh=6983e59b727458a6c64d9659c85f08218bc4fcda
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4012-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16403
NVD Published Date:
09/03/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/06/2023
Source:
MITRE