IPython JSON Error Responses Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities



IPython is prone to multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities because it fails to sanitize user-supplied input.

An attacker may leverage these issues to execute arbitrary script code in the browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of the affected site. This may allow the attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials and launch other attacks.

Information

Bugtraq ID: 75328
Class: Input Validation Error
CVE: CVE-2015-4707
CVE-2015-4706

Remote: Yes
Local: No
Published: Jun 22 2015 12:00AM
Updated: Sep 25 2017 03:00PM
Credit: Ahmad Khan of IBM.
Vulnerable: IPython IPython 3.1
IPython IPython 3.0
IPython IPython 2.4
IPython IPython 2.0


Not Vulnerable: IPython IPython 3.2


Exploit


An attacker can exploit these issues by enticing an unsuspecting user to visit a specially crafted URL.


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