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Integer Overflow or Wraparound

CVE-2016-9558

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

(1) libdwarf/dwarf_leb.c and (2) dwarfdump/print_frames.c in libdwarf before 20161124 allow remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a crafted bit pattern in a signed leb number, aka a "negation overflow."

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  • NETWORK
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  • PARTIAL
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CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

The software performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.

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