Google TensorFlow up to 2.7.1/2.8.0/2.9.0 nameAttr null pointer dereference

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Google TensorFlow up to 2.7.1/2.8.0/2.9.0 (Artificial Intelligence Software). This issue affects the function mlir::tfg::TFOp::nameAttr. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a null pointer dereference vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-476. A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit. Impacted is availability. The summary by CVE is:

TensorFlow is an open source platform for machine learning. When `mlir::tfg::TFOp::nameAttr` receives null type list attributes, it crashes. We have patched the issue in GitHub commits 3a754740d5414e362512ee981eefba41561a63a6 and a0f0b9a21c9270930457095092f558fbad4c03e5. The fix will be included in TensorFlow 2.10.0. We will also cherrypick this commit on TensorFlow 2.9.1, TensorFlow 2.8.1, and TensorFlow 2.7.2, as these are also affected and still in supported range. There are no known workarounds for this issue.

The weakness was released 09/17/2022 as GHSA-7j3m-8g3c-9qqq. The advisory is shared at github.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2022-36014 since 07/15/2022. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

Upgrading to version 2.7.2, 2.8.1, 2.9.1 or 2.10.0 eliminates this vulnerability. Applying the patch 3a754740d5414e362512ee981eefba41561a63a6 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at VDB-223853, VDB-223854, VDB-223855 and VDB-223856.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.7
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Class: Null pointer dereference
CWE: CWE-476 / CWE-404
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: TensorFlow 2.7.2/2.8.1/2.9.1/2.10.0
Patch: 3a754740d5414e362512ee981eefba41561a63a6

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07/15/2022 🔍
09/17/2022 +64 days 🔍
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10/19/2022 +32 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: google.com

Advisory: GHSA-7j3m-8g3c-9qqq
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-36014 (🔍)
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Entryinfo

Created: 09/17/2022 08:20 AM
Updated: 10/19/2022 03:05 PM
Changes: 09/17/2022 08:20 AM (54), 10/19/2022 03:05 PM (11)
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Cache ID: 34:059:40

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