Null Pointer Dereference vulnerability exists in numpy.sort in NumPy < and 1.19 in the PyArray_DescrNew function due to missing return-value validation, which allows attackers to conduct DoS attacks by repetitively creating sort arrays.
Created python2-numpy tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-7 [bug 2035038]
Created python3-numpy tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-7 [bug 2035039]