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Intel® Distribution for Python 2018 for Windows* Advisory
A potential security vulnerability in Intel® Distribution for Python (IDP) 2018 may allow an unprivileged user to escalate privileges via a local vector. Intel is releasing IDP updates to mitigate this potential vulnerability.
Description: Default install directory permissions in Intel® Distribution for Python (IDP) version 2018 may allow an unprivileged user to escalate privileges via local access.
CVSS Base Score: 6.7 Medium
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Intel® Distribution for Python 2018 downloaded before Aug 6, 2018.
Intel recommends that users of Intel® Distribution for Python 2018 update to IDP 2018 Update 3 or IDP 2019 or later.
Updates are available for download at this location:
Intel would like to thank SaifAllah benMassaoud for reporting this issue and working with us on coordinated disclosure.
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