DescriptionUntrusted search path vulnerability in the PySys_SetArgv API function in Python 2.6 and earlier, and possibly later versions, prepends an empty string to sys.path when the argv argument does not contain a path separator, which might allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse Python file in the current working directory.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Tue Jul 9 18:36:46 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:44 2022