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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.113821
Category:General
Title:Python < 3.9.5 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability - Windows
Summary:Python is prone to an authentication bypass vulnerability.
Description:Summary:
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.

Solution:
Update to version 3.9.5 or later.

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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