Exploit Maturity Proof of concept
Attack Complexity High
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- Snyk ID SNYK-PYTHON-NUMPY-2321964
- published 19 Dec 2021
- disclosed 19 Dec 2021
- credit Daybreak2019
Introduced: 19 Dec 2021CVE-2021-41495 Open this link in a new tab
CWE-476 Open this link in a new tab
How to fix?
numpy to version 1.22.2 or higher.
numpy is a fundamental package needed for scientific computing with Python.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to NULL Pointer Dereference due to missing return-value validation in the
PyArray_DescrNew function, which may allow attackers to conduct Denial of Service attacks by repetitively creating and sort arrays.
Note: This may likely only happen if application memory is already exhausted, as it requires the
newdescr object of the
PyArray_DescrNew to evaluate to