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Title:Python < 3.9.5 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability - Linux
Summary:Python is prone to an authentication bypass vulnerability.
Python is prone to an authentication bypass vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The vulnerability exists in the ipaddress library,
which mishandles leading zero characters in the octets of an IP address string.
This would allow an attacker to bypass IP-based access control.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to
gain unauthorized access to the target system.

Affected Software/OS:
Python through version 3.9.4.

Update to version 3.9.5 or later.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2021-29921
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