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CVE-2021-43811 Detail

Current Description

Sockeye is an open-source sequence-to-sequence framework for Neural Machine Translation built on PyTorch. Sockeye uses YAML to store model and data configurations on disk. Versions below 2.3.24 use unsafe YAML loading, which can be made to execute arbitrary code embedded in config files. An attacker can add malicious code to the config file of a trained model and attempt to convince users to download and run it. If users run the model, the embedded code will run locally. The issue is fixed in version 2.3.24.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/awslabs/sockeye/pull/964 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/awslabs/sockeye/releases/tag/2.3.24 Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/awslabs/sockeye/security/advisories/GHSA-ggmr-44cv-24pm Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-94 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-43811
NVD Published Date:
12/08/2021
NVD Last Modified:
12/13/2021
Source:
GitHub, Inc.