CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 29, 2023
Updated: Feb 17, 2024
CWE ID 476


CVE-2023-49083 is a vulnerability in the cryptography package for Python. The vulnerability can be exploited by calling `load_pem_pkcs7_certificates` or `load_der_pkcs7_certificates`, leading to a NULL-pointer dereference and segfault. This can result in a Denial of Service (DoS) attack, causing disruptions in system availability and stability. The vulnerability has been patched in version 41.0.6 of the package. The affected products include various versions of the cryptography package and other related software. The vulnerability has a risk score of 30, base severity of HIGH, and base score of 7.5 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD).

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