CVE-2019-8396

NameCVE-2019-8396
DescriptionA buffer overflow in H5O__layout_encode in H5Olayout.c in the HDF HDF5 through 1.10.4 library allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted HDF5 file. This issue was triggered while repacking an HDF5 file, aka "Invalid write of size 2."
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
bullseye, sid, buster1.10.4+repack-10undetermined

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
hdf5source(unstable)undeterminedmedium

Notes

https://github.com/magicSwordsMan/PAAFS/tree/master/vul4
https://jira.hdfgroup.org/browse/HDFFV-10712

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