Vigil@nce - Python Core Windows 3.8: executing DLL code via python3x._pth
September 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Python.
Consequences: user access/rights.
Provenance: intranet server.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 20/07/2020.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can create a malicious python3x._pth/python._pth DLL, and then put it in the current directory of Python Core Windows 3.8, in order to execute code.
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