Vulnerability CVE-2021-46243


Published: 2022-01-21   Modified: 2022-01-22

Description:
An untrusted pointer dereference vulnerability exists in HDF5 v1.13.1-1 via the function H5O__dtype_decode_helper () at hdf5/src/H5Odtype.c. This vulnerability can lead to a Denial of Service (DoS).

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Hdfgroup -> HDF5 

 References:
https://github.com/HDFGroup/hdf5/issues/1326

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