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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201512-02
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: IPython: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
     Date: December 17, 2015
     Bugs: #560708
       ID: 201512-02

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Synopsis
=======
A vulnerability in IPython could result in execution of arbitrary
JavaScript.

Background
=========
IPython is an advanced interactive shell for Python.

Affected packages
================
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  dev-python/ipython          < 3.2.1-r1               >= 3.2.1-r1

Description
==========
IPython does not properly check the MIME type of a file.

Impact
=====
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted text
file using IPython, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary
JavaScript with the privileges of the process.

Workaround
=========
There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=========
All IPython users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/ipython-3.2.1-r1"

References
=========
[ 1 ] CVE-2015-7337
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-7337

Availability
===========
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-02

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
======
Copyright 2015 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

Gentoo: GLSA-201512-02: IPython: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

A vulnerability in IPython could result in execution of arbitrary JavaScript.

Summary

IPython does not properly check the MIME type of a file.

Resolution

All IPython users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/ipython-3.2.1-r1"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2015-7337 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-7337

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-02

Concerns

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: Normal
Title: IPython: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Date: December 17, 2015
Bugs: #560708
ID: 201512-02

Synopsis

A vulnerability in IPython could result in execution of arbitrary JavaScript.

Background

IPython is an advanced interactive shell for Python.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 dev-python/ipython < 3.2.1-r1 >= 3.2.1-r1

Impact

===== A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted text file using IPython, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary JavaScript with the privileges of the process.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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