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CVE-2015-5652 Detail

Current Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in python.exe in Python through 3.5.0 on Windows allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse readline.pyd file in the current working directory. NOTE: the vendor says "It was determined that this is a longtime behavior of Python that cannot really be altered at this point."

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN49503705/995204/index.html Vendor Advisory
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN49503705/index.html Vendor Advisory
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/jvndb/JVNDB-2015-000141 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76929
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05324755

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:python:python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.5.0
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5652
NVD Published Date:
10/05/2015
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016