Use of a broken or risky cryptographic algorithm in pyjwt

Published: 2022-05-13
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-29217
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor jpadilla (José Padilla)

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Use of a broken or risky cryptographic algorithm

EUVDB-ID: #VU63168

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-29217

CWE-ID: CWE-327 - Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to use of a broken or risky cryptographic algorithm. A remote attacker can cause key confusion through non-blocklisted public key formats.


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Vulnerable software versions

pyjwt: 1.5.0 - 2.3.0

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?