CVE-2020-10809

NameCVE-2020-10809
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in HDF5 through 1.12.0. A heap-based buffer overflow exists in the function Decompress() located in decompress.c. It can be triggered by sending a crafted file to the gif2h5 binary. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
hdf5 (PTS)stretch1.10.0-patch1+docs-3+deb9u1undetermined
buster1.10.4+repack-10undetermined
bullseye, sid1.10.6+repack-2undetermined

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
hdf5source(unstable)undetermined

Notes

https://github.com/Loginsoft-Research/hdf5-reports/tree/master/Vuln_1
https://research.loginsoft.com/bugs/heap-overflow-in-decompress-c-hdf5-1-13-0/
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