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CVE-2016-4331 Detail

Current Description

When decoding data out of a dataset encoded with the H5Z_NBIT decoding, the HDF5 1.8.16 library will fail to ensure that the precision is within the bounds of the size leading to arbitrary code execution.

Source:  MITRE
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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/94411
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0177/ Exploit Technical Description Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-13

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:hdfgroup:hdf5:1.8.16
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4331
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017