Google TensorFlow up to 2.11.0 tf.raw_ops.LookupTableImportV2 values null pointer dereference

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A vulnerability was found in Google TensorFlow up to 2.11.0 (Artificial Intelligence Software). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is the function tf.raw_ops.LookupTableImportV2. The manipulation of the argument values with an unknown input leads to a null pointer dereference vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect availability. The summary by CVE is:

TensorFlow is an open source platform for machine learning. The function `tf.raw_ops.LookupTableImportV2` cannot handle scalars in the `values` parameter and gives an NPE. A fix is included in TensorFlow version 2.12.0 and version 2.11.1.

The weakness was published 03/25/2023 as GHSA-94mm-g2mv-8p7r. It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2023-25672 since 02/09/2023. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/25/2023).

Upgrading to version 2.11.1 or 2.12.0 eliminates this vulnerability. Applying the patch 980b22536abcbbe1b4a5642fc940af33d8c19b69 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.

Similar entries are available at VDB-137622, VDB-155575 and VDB-224557.







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Class: Null pointer dereference
CWE: CWE-476 / CWE-404

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Upgrade: TensorFlow 2.11.1/2.12.0
Patch: 980b22536abcbbe1b4a5642fc940af33d8c19b69


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Advisory: GHSA-94mm-g2mv-8p7r
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2023-25672 (🔍)
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Created: 03/25/2023 07:57 AM
Changes: 03/25/2023 07:57 AM (55)
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