HDF5 up to 1.12.0 H5AC.c H5AC_unpin_entry null pointer dereference
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A vulnerability was found in HDF5 up to 1.12.0 (Database Software). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is the function
H5AC_unpin_entry of the file H5AC.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a null pointer dereference vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-476. A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit. This is going to have an impact on availability. CVE summarizes:
An issue was discovered in HDF5 through 1.12.0. A NULL pointer dereference exists in the function H5AC_unpin_entry() located in H5AC.c. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service.
The weakness was presented 03/22/2020. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2020-10810 since 03/22/2020. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
See 152000, 151999 and 151997 for similar entries.
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ExploitingClass: Null pointer dereference
CWE: CWE-476 / CWE-404
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2020-10810 (🔍)
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EntryCreated: 03/23/2020 09:22 AM
Updated: 03/23/2020 09:27 AM
Changes: 03/23/2020 09:22 AM (36), 03/23/2020 09:27 AM (18)
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