USN-6226-1: SciPy vulnerabilities
13 July 2023
Several security issues were fixed in SciPy.
- scipy - scientific library for Python - documentation
It was discovered that SciPy did not properly manage memory operations
during reference counting. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause a denial of service. (CVE-2023-25399)
A use-after-free was discovered in SciPy when handling reference counts. An
attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. This issue
only affected Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2023-29824)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.