CVE-2018-17237

NameCVE-2018-17237
DescriptionA SIGFPE signal is raised in the function H5D__chunk_set_info_real() of H5Dchunk.c in the HDF HDF5 1.10.3 library during an attempted parse of a crafted HDF file, because of incorrect protection against division by zero. This issue is different from CVE-2018-11207.
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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+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch1.10.0-patch1+docs-3+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid1.10.4+repack-10vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
hdf5source(unstable)(unfixed)medium

Notes

https://github.com/SegfaultMasters/covering360/blob/master/HDF5/README.md#divided-by-zero---h5d__chunk_set_info_real_div_by_zero
https://jira.hdfgroup.org/browse/HDFFV-10571 (not public)
does not appear in 1.10.5 release notes, but fixed in
https://bitbucket.hdfgroup.org/projects/HDFFV/repos/hdf5/commits/4e31361dad4add06792b652dbe5b97e501f9031d

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