[USN-6215-1] dwarves vulnerabilities

Nishit Majithia nishit.majithia at canonical.com
Tue Jul 11 08:39:15 UTC 2023

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6215-1
July 11, 2023

dwarves-dfsg vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)


Several security issues were fixed in dwarves.

Software Description:
- dwarves-dfsg: set of advanced DWARF utilities


It was discovered that dwarves incorrectly handled certain memory
operations under certain circumstances. An attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause dwarves to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-3534, CVE-2022-3606)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  dwarves                         1.21-0ubuntu1~20.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
  dwarves                         1.21-0ubuntu1~18.04.1+esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

  CVE-2022-3534, CVE-2022-3606

Package Information:
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