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Bug 803131 (CVE-2020-36428, CVE-2021-36977) - sci-libs/matio: multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-36428, CVE-2021-36977)
Summary: sci-libs/matio: multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-36428, CVE-2021-36977)
Alias: CVE-2020-36428, CVE-2021-36977
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [ebuild]
Depends on:
Reported: 2021-07-20 23:33 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2021-07-29 18:09 UTC (History)
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Description John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2021-07-20 23:33:51 UTC
CVE-2020-36428 (

matio (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).

CVE-2021-36977 (

matio (aka MAT File I/O Library) 1.5.20 and 1.5.21 has a heap-based buffer overflow in H5MM_memcpy (called from H5MM_malloc and H5C_load_entry).

No references to a fix.
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