Descriptionmatio (aka MAT File I/O Library) 1.5.18 through 1.5.21 has a heap-based buffer overflow in ReadInt32DataDouble (called from ReadInt32Data and Mat_VarRead4).
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Debian Bugs991370

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libmatio (PTS)bullseye1.5.19-2vulnerable
sid, trixie1.5.27-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libmatiosourcestretch(not affected)
libmatiosourcebuster(not affected)


[bullseye] - libmatio <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - libmatio <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, introduced in 1.5.18)
[stretch] - libmatio <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, introduced in 1.5.18)

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