Debian Security Advisory

DLA-669-1 dwarfutils -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 Oct 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8538, CVE-2015-8750, CVE-2016-2050, CVE-2016-2091, CVE-2016-5034, CVE-2016-5036, CVE-2016-5038, CVE-2016-5039, CVE-2016-5042.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in dwarfutils, a tool and library for reading/consuming and writing/producing DWARF debugging information. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues:

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 20120410-2+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your dwarfutils packages.

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