CVE-2016-4332

Published on: 11/18/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:26:59 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Hdf5 from Hdfgroup contain the following vulnerability:

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.

  • CVE-2016-4332 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.6 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
CHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 6.9 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Cisco Talos - Talos 2016 0178 Exploit
Technical Description
Third Party Advisory
www.talosintelligence.com
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URL Logo MISC www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0178/
HDF5 CVE-2016-4332 Local Heap Overflow Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 94417
HDF5: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201701-13) — Gentoo security security.gentoo.org
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URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201701-13
Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-3727-1 hdf5 www.debian.org
Depreciated Link
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URL Logo DEBIAN DSA-3727

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationHdfgroupHdf51.8.16AllAllAll
ApplicationHdfgroupHdf51.8.16AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:hdfgroup:hdf5:1.8.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:hdfgroup:hdf5:1.8.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: