Bug 1620386 (CVE-2018-15672) - CVE-2018-15672 hdf5: Divide-by-zero in the function H5D__chunk_init() resulting in a denial of service
Summary: CVE-2018-15672 hdf5: Divide-by-zero in the function H5D__chunk_init() resulti...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2018-15672
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1620390 1620389 1623832 1623833 1623834 1623835 1623836 1623837
Blocks: 1620393
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Reported: 2018-08-23 06:26 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-10-25 22:17 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-10-25 22:17:02 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2018-08-23 06:26:43 UTC
An issue was discovered in the HDF HDF5 1.10.2 library. A SIGFPE is raised in the function H5D__chunk_init() of H5Dchunk.c during an attempted parse of a crafted HDF file, because of incorrect protection against division by zero.

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https://github.com/SegfaultMasters/covering360/tree/master/HDF5#divided-by-zero---divbyzero__h5d_chunk_poc

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2018-08-23 06:28:38 UTC
Created hdf5 tracking bugs for this issue:

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


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