Bug 1678254 (CVE-2019-8396) - CVE-2019-8396 hdf5: buffer overflow in function H5O__layout_encode in H5Olayout.c
Summary: CVE-2019-8396 hdf5: buffer overflow in function H5O__layout_encode in H5Olayo...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-8396
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: 1678255 1679083 1679084 1679085 1679086 1679087 1679088
Blocks: 1678263
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-02-18 11:25 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2019-09-29 15:08 UTC (History)
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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-02-18 11:25:28 UTC
A 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."

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https://github.com/magicSwordsMan/PAAFS/tree/master/vul4

Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-02-18 11:25:41 UTC
Created hdf5 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1678255]


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