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Vulnerability of Python pip: directory traversal via Install Command

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can traverse directories via Install Command of Python pip, in order to alter a file outside the service root path.
Vulnerable products: Debian.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 11/09/2020.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2019-20916, DLA-2370-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-33312.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can traverse directories via Install Command of Python pip, in order...
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This vulnerability bulletin impacts software or systems such as Debian.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity note.

Solutions for this threat 

Patches for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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