Eight Vulnerabilities Discovered in the AI Development Supply Chain

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Protect AI, an AI cybersecurity startup, has disclosed details of eight vulnerabilities discovered in the open-source supply chain used to develop in-house AI and machine learning models.

All have CVE numbers, one with critical severity and seven with high severity. The nature and vulnerability of open-source code are well known. SBOMs are designed and used to provide security assurance when developing standard code with OSS libraries. However, SBOMs do not work with open-source software for AI/ML development.

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Without this AI/ML BOM, in-house developers must rely on their own or third-party expertise to identify how vulnerabilities can be exploited within the hidden machine learning pipeline.

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