Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2705-1 scilab -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 08 Jul 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-30485, CVE-2021-31229, CVE-2021-31347, CVE-2021-31348, CVE-2021-31598.
- More information:
Multiple issues have been discovered in scilab, particularly in ezXML embedded library:
Descriptionincorrect memory handling, leading to a NULL pointer dereference in ezxml_internal_dtd()
Out-of-bounds write in ezxml_internal_dtd() leading to out-of-bounds write of a one byte constant
- CVE-2021-31347, CVE-2021-31348
incorrect memory handling in ezxml_parse_str() leading to out-of-bounds read
Out-of-bounds write in ezxml_decode() leading to heap corruption
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 5.5.2-4+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your scilab packages.
For the detailed security status of scilab please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/scilab
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