Out-of-Bounds Affecting hdf5_1_10_11-hpc-examples package, versions <1.10.11-150400.3.12.1



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.09% (40th percentile)
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6.5 medium
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Red Hat
5.5 medium
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3.3 low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-SLES155-HDF511011HPCEXAMPLES-6256042
  • published 21 Feb 2024
  • disclosed 20 Feb 2024

How to fix?

Upgrade SLES:15.5 hdf5_1_10_11-hpc-examples to version 1.10.11-150400.3.12.1 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream hdf5_1_10_11-hpc-examples package and not the hdf5_1_10_11-hpc-examples package as distributed by SLES. See How to fix? for SLES:15.5 relevant fixed versions and status.

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."