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Bug 1792006 (CVE-2019-20019) - CVE-2019-20019 matio: excessive memory allocation in Mat_VarRead5 in mat5.c
Summary: CVE-2019-20019 matio: excessive memory allocation in Mat_VarRead5 in mat5.c
Alias: CVE-2019-20019
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1792008 1792007 1792009
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Reported: 2020-01-16 20:51 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2020-01-17 02:09 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-01-17 02:09:26 UTC

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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-01-16 20:51:39 UTC
An attempted excessive memory allocation was discovered in Mat_VarRead5 in mat5.c in matio 1.5.17.


Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-01-16 20:51:59 UTC
Created matio tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1792007]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1792008]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1792009]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-01-17 02:09:26 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.

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