Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2267-1 libmatio -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Jun 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-17533.
More information:

In libmatio, a library to read and write Matlab MAT files, a vulnerability was fixed in Mat_VarReadNextInfo4 in mat4.c that could lead to a heap-based buffer over-read in strdup_vprintf.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.2-3+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libmatio packages.

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