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Python Temporary File Command Execution Vulnerability

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Python Temporary File Command Execution Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/04/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

Certain versions of Python create temporary files in an insecure manner. A local attacker can take advantage of this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands under the privilege of the Python process.

Solution(s)

  • http-python-temporary-file-command-execution

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