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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.113738
Category:General
Title:Python <= 3.8.4 Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability (Windows)
Summary:Python is prone to an arbitrary code execution vulnerability.
Description:Summary:
Python is prone to an arbitrary code execution vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The vulnerability exists because
sys.path restrictions specified in a python38._pth file are ignored,
allowing code to be loaded from arbitrary locations.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation would allow an attacker
to execute arbitrary code on the target machine.

Affected Software/OS:
Python through version 3.8.4.

Solution:
Update to version 3.8.5 or later.

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-15801
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