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A matio security update has been released for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP4.

openSUSE-SU-2022:10235-1: important: Security update for matio

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for matio

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2022:10235-1
Rating: important
References: #1193873 #1193874
Cross-References: CVE-2020-36428 CVE-2021-36977
CVSS scores:
CVE-2020-36428 (NVD) : 8.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE-2021-36977 (NVD) : 6.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Affected Products:
openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP4

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for matio fixes the following issues:

Update to version 1.5.23:

* Fixed testsuite regression from version 1.5.22.

Changes from version 1.5.22:

* Added support for reading large MAT file.
* Updated cmake-conan to version 0.17.0.
* Fixed CMake build with Conan (MATIO_USE_CONAN:BOOL=ON).
* Fixed data type when reading 16-bit character data from HDF5 MAT file.
* Fixed heap-based buffer overflows when reading (crafted) MAT file
(CVE-2020-36428, CVE-2021-36977).
* Confirmed compatibility with HDF5 v1.13.0 and v1.13.1.
* Several other fixes, for example for memory leaks.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP4:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2022-10235=1

Package List:

- openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP4 (aarch64 i586 ppc64le s390x x86_64):