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CVE-2018-17438

Published: 24 September 2018

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.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
hdf5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Pending

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Needed

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Needed

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needed

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed

Patches:
Upstream: https://bitbucket.hdfgroup.org/projects/HDFFV/repos/hdf5/commits/7add52ff4f2443357648d53d52add274d1b18b5f