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CVE-2022-29217

Published: 24 May 2022

PyJWT is a Python implementation of RFC 7519. PyJWT supports multiple different JWT signing algorithms. With JWT, an attacker submitting the JWT token can choose the used signing algorithm. The PyJWT library requires that the application chooses what algorithms are supported. The application can specify `jwt.algorithms.get_default_algorithms()` to get support for all algorithms, or specify a single algorithm. The issue is not that big as `algorithms=jwt.algorithms.get_default_algorithms()` has to be used. Users should upgrade to v2.4.0 to receive a patch for this issue. As a workaround, always be explicit with the algorithms that are accepted and expected when decoding.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
pyjwt
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (1.5.3+ds1-1ubuntu0.1)
focal
Released (1.7.1-2ubuntu2.1)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy
Released (2.3.0-1ubuntu0.1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.4.0)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/jpadilla/pyjwt/commit/9c528670c455b8d948aff95ed50e22940d1ad3fc