HDF5 1.10.4 H5T.c H5T_get_size out-of-bounds read

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A vulnerability was found in HDF5 1.10.4 (Database Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is the function H5T_get_size of the file H5T.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-125. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

An issue was discovered in the HDF HDF5 1.10.4 library. There is an out of bounds read in the function H5T_get_size in H5T.c.

The bug was discovered 01/27/2019. The weakness was released 02/17/2019. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2019-8398 since 02/16/2019. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

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.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 130945 and 130944.

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-125
ATT&CK: Unknown

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CVE: CVE-2019-8398 (🔍)
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Created: 02/18/2019 07:58 AM
Updated: 05/10/2020 10:20 PM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
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