Security Vulnerability in CDF, plus a MATLAB Fix

The CDF folks at Goddard Space Flight Center have identified a security vulnerability — a buffer overflow to be specific — that can enable the execution of arbitrary code on your machine if you open a particular malformed file. If you’re accessing CDF files via MATLAB, you can download a security patch from NASA GSFC.

Thank you. That is all.

UPDATE: You can also download an update directly from The MathWorks.

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