CVE-2017-17505

NameCVE-2017-17505
DescriptionIn HDF5 1.10.1, there is a NULL pointer dereference in the function H5O_pline_decode in the H5Opline.c file in libhdf5.a. For example, h5dump would crash when someone opens a crafted hdf5 file.
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Debian Bugs884365

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
hdf5 (PTS)buster1.10.4+repack-10fixed
buster (security)1.10.4+repack-10+deb10u1fixed
bullseye1.10.6+repack-4+deb11u1fixed
bookworm1.10.8+repack1-1fixed
trixie1.10.10+repack-3fixed
sid1.10.10+repack-3.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
hdf5source(unstable)1.10.4+repack-1884365

Notes

[stretch] - hdf5 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - hdf5 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - hdf5 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
POC: https://github.com/xiaoqx/pocs/blob/master/hdf5/2-hdf5-null-pointer-H5O_pline_decode
https://github.com/xiaoqx/pocs/blob/master/hdf5/readme.md
https://bitbucket.hdfgroup.org/projects/HDFFV/repos/hdf5/commits/7e3f95679677db07a5cc606f5edfb723ea56d04e

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