CVE-2020-18232

NameCVE-2020-18232
DescriptionBuffer Overflow vulnerability in function H5S_close in H5S.c in HDF5 1.10.4 allows remote attackers to run arbitrary code via creation of crafted file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
hdf5 (PTS)buster1.10.4+repack-10vulnerable
buster (security)1.10.4+repack-10+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye1.10.6+repack-4+deb11u1vulnerable
bookworm1.10.8+repack1-1vulnerable
trixie1.10.10+repack-3vulnerable
sid1.10.10+repack-3.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
hdf5source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/winson2004aa/PAAFS/tree/master/vul2
Negligible security impact, malicous scientific data has more issues than a crash...

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