Bug 1620384 (CVE-2018-15671)

Summary: CVE-2018-15671 hdf5: Excessive stack consumption in the function H5P__get_cb() resulting in a denial of service
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: abhgupta, anto.trande, apevec, c.david86, chrisw, dakingun, dbaker, hbrock, igor.raits, jjoyce, jokerman, jschluet, jslagle, lhh, lpeer, markmc, mburns, orion, rbryant, sclewis, slinaber, sthangav, tdecacqu, trankin
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Bug Depends On: 1620390, 1620389, 1623832, 1623833, 1623834, 1623835, 1623836, 1623837    
Bug Blocks: 1620393    

Description Andrej Nemec 2018-08-23 06:24:40 UTC
An issue was discovered in the HDF HDF5 1.10.2 library. Excessive stack consumption has been detected in the function H5P__get_cb() in H5Pint.c during an attempted parse of a crafted HDF file. This results in denial of service.

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https://github.com/SegfaultMasters/covering360/tree/master/HDF5#stack-overflow---stackoverflow_h5p__get_cb

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2018-08-23 06:28:19 UTC
Created hdf5 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1620390]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1620389]