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|Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201512-02 ] IPython
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: IPython: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 201512-02)
Date: December 17, 2015
A vulnerability in IPython could result in execution of arbitrary
IPython is an advanced interactive shell for Python.
Vulnerable: < 3.2.1-r1
Unaffected: >= 3.2.1-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
IPython does not properly check the MIME type of a file.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted text
file using IPython, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary
There is no known workaround at this time.
All IPython users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/ipython-3.2.1-r1"