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Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2016 11:52:09 +0100
From: Agostino Sarubbo <>
Subject: Re: Re: libdwarf: heap-based buffer overflow in get_attr_value (print_die.c)

On Friday 11 November 2016 12:43:58 wrote:
> We would need more impact analysis before assigning a CVE ID for this.
> It seems to affect only the dwarfdump command-line program, not
> library code that is used in arbitrary applications.

That's right. The problem is only in the command line utility and not in any 
As it is a buffer over read of 1, it is fine for me to don't have a cve for 
this issue but I shared because distro(s) would have the patch aboard.

Agostino Sarubbo
Gentoo Linux Developer

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