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CVE-2018-17438 Detail

Current Description

A SIGFPE signal is raised in the function H5D__select_io() of H5Dselect.c in the HDF HDF5 through 1.10.3 library during an attempted parse of a crafted HDF file, because of incorrect protection against division by zero. It could allow a remote denial of service attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/SegfaultMasters/covering360/tree/master/HDF5/vuln4#divided-by-zero---poc_h5d__select_io_h5dselect Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-369 Divide By Zero NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:hdfgroup:hdf5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.10.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-17438
NVD Published Date:
09/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/09/2018