CVE-2016-4332

NVD - CVE-2016-4332

CVE-2016-4332 Detail

Current Description

The library's failure to check if certain message types support a particular flag, the HDF5 1.8.16 library will cast the structure to an alternative structure and then assign to fields that aren't supported by the message type and the library will write outside the bounds of the heap buffer. This can lead to code execution under the context of the library.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.6 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3727
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94417
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0178/ Exploit  Technical Description  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-13

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4332
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017
Source:
MITRE