Upstream information

CVE-2016-4331 at MITRE

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.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.89
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1011204

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.