Google TensorFlow up to 2.8.0 TensorKey heap-based overflow

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A vulnerability was found in Google TensorFlow up to 2.8.0 (Artificial Intelligence Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is the function TensorKey. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a heap-based overflow vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-122. A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc(). Impacted is availability.

The weakness was published 05/22/2022 as GHSA-hc2f-7r5r-r2hg. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2022-29210 since 04/13/2022. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 05/22/2022).

Upgrading to version 2.8.1 or 2.9.0 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at Applying the patch 1b85a28d395dc91f4d22b5f9e1e9a22e92ccecd6 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.






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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.2

VulDB Base Score: 3.1
VulDB Temp Score: 3.0
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CNA Base Score: 5.5
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Class: Heap-based overflow
CWE: CWE-122 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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0-Day Time: 🔒

Upgrade: TensorFlow 2.8.1/2.9.0
Patch: 1b85a28d395dc91f4d22b5f9e1e9a22e92ccecd6


04/13/2022 CVE reserved
05/22/2022 +39 days Advisory disclosed
05/22/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
05/27/2022 +5 days VulDB last update



Advisory: GHSA-hc2f-7r5r-r2hg
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-29210 (🔒)


Created: 05/22/2022 05:03 AM
Updated: 05/27/2022 11:53 AM
Changes: 05/22/2022 05:03 AM (54), 05/27/2022 11:53 AM (1)
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