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py-cryptography -- includes a vulnerable copy of OpenSSL

Affected packages
py310-cryptography < 39.0.1
py311-cryptography < 39.0.1
py37-cryptography < 39.0.1
py38-cryptography < 39.0.1
py39-cryptography < 39.0.1


VuXML ID c1a8ed1c-2814-4260-82aa-9e37c83aac93
Discovery 2023-02-08
Entry 2023-04-10

pyca/cryptography's wheels include a statically linked copy of OpenSSL.

The versions of OpenSSL included in cryptography 0.8.1-39.0.0 are vulnerable to a security issue.

More details about the vulnerabilities themselves can be found in and

If you are building cryptography source ("sdist") then you are responsible for upgrading your copy of OpenSSL.

Only users installing from wheels built by the cryptography project (i.e., those distributed on PyPI) need to update their cryptography versions.


CVE Name CVE-2023-0286