Bug 1794724 (CVE-2019-20052) - CVE-2019-20052 matio: memory leak in Mat_VarCalloc in mat.c
Summary: CVE-2019-20052 matio: memory leak in Mat_VarCalloc in mat.c
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2019-20052
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1794725 1794726 1794727
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-01-24 13:19 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2020-01-24 14:09 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-01-24 14:09:31 UTC


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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-01-24 13:19:04 UTC
A memory leak was discovered in Mat_VarCalloc in mat.c in matio 1.5.17 because SafeMulDims does not consider the rank==0 case.

Reference:
https://github.com/tbeu/matio/issues/131

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-01-24 13:19:25 UTC
Created matio tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1794725]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1794727]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1794726]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-01-24 14:09:31 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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