Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5065-1 ipython -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 31 Jan 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-21699.
- More information:
It was discovered that IPython, an enhanced interactive Python shell, executed config files from the current working directory, which could result in cross-user attacks if run from a directory multiple users may write to.
For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 5.8.0-1+deb10u1.
For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 7.20.0-1+deb11u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your ipython packages.
For the detailed security status of ipython please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/ipython