2020-36428 | matio Readt32DataDouble heap-based overflow
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A vulnerability was found in matio 1.5.18/1.5.19/1.5.20/1.5.21 and classified as critical. This issue affects the function
Readt32DataDouble. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-122. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
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).
The weakness was published 07/21/2021. The advisory is shared at bugs.chromium.org. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2020-36428 since 07/20/2021. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack can only be done within the local network. The successful exploitation needs a simple authentication. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/26/2021).
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3
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