CVE-2018-17434

NameCVE-2018-17434
DescriptionA SIGFPE signal is raised in the function apply_filters() of h5repack_filters.c in the HDF HDF5 through 1.10.3 library during an attempted parse of a crafted HDF file, because of incorrect protection against division by zero. It could allow a remote denial of service attack.
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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
bullseye, sid, buster1.10.4+repack-10vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
hdf5source(unstable)(unfixed)low
hdf5sourceexperimental1.10.5+repack-1~exp1medium

Notes

[buster] - hdf5 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - hdf5 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/SegfaultMasters/covering360/tree/master/HDF5/vuln4#divided-by-zero---poc_apply_filters_h5repack_filters
https://jira.hdfgroup.org/browse/HDFFV-10586
fixed in 1.10.5, release notes: https://support.hdfgroup.org/ftp/HDF5/releases/hdf5-1.10/hdf5-1.10.5/src/hdf5-1.10.5-RELEASE.txt
https://bitbucket.hdfgroup.org/projects/HDFFV/repos/hdf5/commits/02d03b4624122955ee3de635699a4e3880fea377

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