CVE-2018-16438

NameCVE-2018-16438
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in the HDF HDF5 1.8.20 library. There is an out of bounds read in H5L_extern_query at H5Lexternal.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
hdf5 (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.8.13+docs-15+deb8u1undetermined
stretch1.10.0-patch1+docs-3+deb9u1undetermined
buster1.10.0-patch1+docs-4undetermined
sid1.10.4+repack-1undetermined

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
hdf5source(unstable)undeterminedmedium

Notes

H5L_extern_query@H5Lexternal.c:498-10___out-of-bounds-read

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