Integer overflow in the check_section function in dwarf_begin_elf.c in
the libdw library, as used in elfutils 0.153 and possibly through
0.158 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a malformed
compressed debug section in an ELF file, which triggers a heap-based
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MLIST:[elfutils-devel] 20140409 [PATCH] CVE-2014-0172 Check for overflow before calling malloc to uncompress data.
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