Bug 1259405 (CVE-2015-6938) - CVE-2015-6938 ipython: XSS via local folder name
Summary: CVE-2015-6938 ipython: XSS via local folder name
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2015-6938
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1259406 1259407
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-09-02 14:15 UTC by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:36 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Fixed In Version: ipython 4.0.5, ipython 4.1, ipython 3.2.2
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2018-07-27 18:32:12 UTC


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Description Martin Prpič 2015-09-02 14:15:07 UTC
A flaw was found in IPython's notebook handling:

Local folder name was used in HTML templates without escaping, allowing XSS in said pages by carefully crafting folder name and URL to access it.

Original report:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q3/474

Upstream Patches:

3.x: https://github.com/ipython/ipython/commit/3ab41641cf6fce3860c73d5cf4645aa12e1e5892
4.0.x: https://github.com/jupyter/notebook/commit/dd9876381f0ef09873d8c5f6f2063269172331e3
4.x: https://github.com/jupyter/notebook/commit/35f32dd2da804d108a3a3585b69ec3295b2677ed

Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2015-09-02 14:15:39 UTC
Created ipython tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1259406]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1259407]

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2015-09-18 01:31:57 UTC
ipython-2.4.1-8.fc22 has been pushed to the Fedora 22 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2015-09-18 03:50:53 UTC
ipython-2.4.1-8.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2015-09-25 07:57:20 UTC
ipython-3.2.1-3.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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