CVE-2019-17533

NameCVE-2019-17533
DescriptionMat_VarReadNextInfo4 in mat4.c in MATIO 1.5.17 omits a certain '\0' character, leading to a heap-based buffer over-read in strdup_vprintf when uninitialized memory is accessed.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs942255

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libmatio (PTS)jessie1.5.2-3vulnerable
stretch1.5.9-1vulnerable
buster1.5.13-3vulnerable
bullseye, sid1.5.17-3vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libmatiosource(unstable)(unfixed)942255

Notes

[buster] - libmatio <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - libmatio <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=16856
https://github.com/tbeu/matio/commit/651a8e28099edb5fbb9e4e1d4d3238848f446c9a

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