Bug 1483686 (CVE-2017-12852) - CVE-2017-12852 numpy: Missing input validation on empty list or ndarray in numpy.pad function
Summary: CVE-2017-12852 numpy: Missing input validation on empty list or ndarray in nu...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-12852
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1483689 1483690
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-08-21 18:03 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:19 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:21:47 UTC


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Description Pedro Sampaio 2017-08-21 18:03:07 UTC
The numpy.pad function in Numpy 1.13.1 and older versions is missing
input validation. An empty list or ndarray will stick into an infinite
loop, which can allow attackers to cause a DoS attack.

Upstream bug:

https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues/9560#issuecomment-322395292

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2017-08-21 18:10:01 UTC
Created numpy tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1483690]


Created python3-numpy tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1483689]


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