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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-4332: HDF5: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-4332: HDF5: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/18/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
11/06/2017

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.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sci-libs-hdf5

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