An issue was discovered in the HDF HDF5 1.8.20 library. There is an out of bounds read in H5L_extern_query at H5Lexternal.c.
Published 2018-09-04 00:29:02
Updated 2018-10-26 15:36:42
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-16438

0.25%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 62 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-16438

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-16438

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-16438

Products affected by CVE-2018-16438

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