HDF5 1.13.1-1 H5AC_unpin_entry use after free
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A vulnerability was found in HDF5 1.13.1-1 (Database Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects the function
H5AC_unpin_entry. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a use after free vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-416. Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was released 01/22/2022 as 1329. It is possible to read the advisory at github.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2021-46242 since 01/10/2022. Technical details of the vulnerability 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.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.5
VulDB Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Temp Score: 5.5
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ExploitingClass: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119
Status: Not defined
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CountermeasuresRecommended: no mitigation known
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01/22/2022 +12 days 🔍
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01/27/2022 +5 days 🔍
CVE: CVE-2021-46242 (🔍)
EntryCreated: 01/22/2022 07:57 AM
Updated: 01/27/2022 09:55 AM
Changes: 01/22/2022 07:57 AM (38), 01/27/2022 09:55 AM (1)
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