Untrusted search path in Intel Distribution for Python



Published: 2022-08-15
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-28696
CWE-ID CWE-426
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Intel Distribution for Python
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Untrusted search path

EUVDB-ID: #VU66498

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-28696

CWE-ID: CWE-426 - Untrusted Search Path

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to uncontrolled search path. A local user can enable escalation of privileges.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Intel Distribution for Python: before 2022.0.3


CPE2.3
External links

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00684.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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