HDF5 up to 1.12.0 H5Fquery.c H5F_get_nrefs null pointer dereference
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A vulnerability was found in HDF5 up to 1.12.0 (Database Software). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is the function
H5F_get_nrefs of the file H5Fquery.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a null pointer dereference vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is availability. CVE summarizes:
An issue was discovered in HDF5 through 1.12.0. A NULL pointer dereference exists in the function H5F_get_nrefs() located in H5Fquery.c. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service.
The weakness was published 03/22/2020. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2020-10812 since 03/22/2020. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.
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 151999, 151998 and 151997.
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ExploitingClass: Null pointer dereference
CWE: CWE-476 / CWE-404
Status: Not defined
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SourcesStatus: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2020-10812 (🔍)
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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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