Debian Security Advisory
DLA-771-1 hdf5 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 31 Dec 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 845301.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-4330, CVE-2016-4331, CVE-2016-4332, CVE-2016-4333.
- More information:
Cisco Talos discovered that hdf5, a file format and library for storing scientific data, contained several vulnerabilities that could lead to arbitrary code execution when handling untrusted data.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.8-9+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your hdf5 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS