Upstream information

CVE-2016-4333 at MITRE

Description

The HDF5 1.8.16 library allocating space for the array using a value from the file has an impact within the loop for initializing said array allowing a value within the file to modify the loop's terminator. Due to this, an aggressor can cause the loop's index to point outside the bounds of the array when initializing it.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.89 4.05
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete Partial
Integrity Impact Complete Partial
Availability Impact Complete Partial
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: 1011198 [REOPENED]

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