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CVE-2019-12408

Type: 
NULL Pointer Dereference
Severity: 
Medium
Publication date: 
11/08/2019
Last modified: 
11/13/2019
Description
It was discovered that the C++ implementation (which underlies the R, Python and Ruby implementations) of Apache Arrow 0.14.0 to 0.14.1 had a uninitialized memory bug when building arrays with null values in some cases. This can lead to uninitialized memory being unintentionally shared if Arrow Arrays are transmitted over the wire (for instance with Flight) or persisted in the streaming IPC and file formats.
Impact
Access Vector: Through network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: No impact on system integrity + No impact on system confidentiality + Partially affects on system availability
Vulnerable software and versions
  • cpe:2.3:a:apache:arrow:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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