HDF5 1.10.4 H5T.c H5T_close_real out-of-bounds read

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A vulnerability has been found in HDF5 1.10.4 (Database Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is the function H5T_close_real of the file H5T.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-125. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

An issue was discovered in the HDF HDF5 1.10.4 library. There is an out of bounds read in the function H5T_close_real in H5T.c.

The bug was discovered 01/27/2019. The weakness was published 02/17/2019. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2019-8397 since 02/16/2019. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 21 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

Similar entries are available at 130946 and 130944.

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-125
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CVE: CVE-2019-8397 (🔍)
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Created: 02/18/2019 07:57 AM
Updated: 05/10/2020 10:17 PM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
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