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<glsa id="201512-02">
<title>IPython: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in IPython could result in execution of arbitrary
<product type="ebuild">ipython</product>
<announced>December 17, 2015</announced>
<revised>December 17, 2015: 1</revised>
<package name="dev-python/ipython" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.2.1-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.2.1-r1</vulnerable>
<p>IPython is an advanced interactive shell for Python.</p>
<p>IPython does not properly check the MIME type of a file.</p>
<impact type="normal">
<p>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.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All IPython users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=dev-python/ipython-3.2.1-r1"
<uri link="">CVE-2015-7337</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 24 Sep 2015 01:14:10 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:41:41 +0000">ackle</metadata>