Bug 2037298 (CVE-2021-41500) - CVE-2021-41500 python-cvxopt: string comparison vulnerability may lead to DoS
Summary: CVE-2021-41500 python-cvxopt: string comparison vulnerability may lead to DoS
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2021-41500
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: 2037299
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2022-01-05 12:05 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2022-01-05 12:40 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: python-cvxopt 1.2.7
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Last Closed: 2022-01-05 12:40:27 UTC


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Description Marian Rehak 2022-01-05 12:05:42 UTC
Incomplete string comparison vulnerability exits in cvxopt.org cvxop <= 1.2.6 in APIs (cvxopt.cholmod.diag, cvxopt.cholmod.getfactor, cvxopt.cholmod.solve, cvxopt.cholmod.spsolve), which allows attackers to conduct Denial of Service attacks by construct fake Capsule objects.

Upstream Reference:

https://github.com/cvxopt/cvxopt/issues/193

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2022-01-05 12:07:36 UTC
Created python-cvxopt tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-34 [bug 2037299]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-01-05 12:40:26 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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