Mageia 2020-0017: libdwarf security update

    Date05 Jan 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated libdwarf packages fix security vulnerability: dwarf_elf_load_headers.c in libdwarf before 2019-07-05 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (division by zero) via an ELF file with a zero-size section group (SHT_GROUP), as demonstrated by dwarfdump
    MGASA-2020-0017 - Updated libdwarf packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 05 Jan 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0017.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-14249
    
    Updated libdwarf packages fix security vulnerability:
    
    dwarf_elf_load_headers.c in libdwarf before 2019-07-05 allows attackers
    to cause a denial of service (division by zero) via an ELF file with a
    zero-size section group (SHT_GROUP), as demonstrated by dwarfdump
    (CVE-2019-14249).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25955
    - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/23RIFYDK2JZDBZP6RPYXPF56HCYYKJDL/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-14249
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/libdwarf-20191104-1.mga7
    
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