Microsoft Python Extension for Visual Studio Code 2020 Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Microsoft Python Extension for Visual Studio Code 2020 (Programming Language Software). This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 12/29/2023. The advisory is available at msrc.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2020-17163 since 08/04/2020. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 12/29/2023).

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem.

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CPE 2.3info

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CVSSv3info

VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.0
VulDB Temp Score: 4.8
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

CNA Base Score: 7.8
CNA Vector (Microsoft Corporation): 🔒

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Exploitinginfo

Class: Remote Code Execution
CWE: Unknown
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Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Threat Intelligenceinfo

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Patch
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Timelineinfo

08/04/2020 CVE reserved
12/29/2023 +1242 days Advisory disclosed
12/29/2023 +0 days VulDB entry created
12/29/2023 +0 days VulDB entry last update

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: msrc.microsoft.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2020-17163 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 12/29/2023 08:47 PM
Changes: 12/29/2023 08:47 PM (46)
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Cache ID: 44:C9D:40

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