Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ipython (MDVSA-2015:160)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82413

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

Updated ipython package fixes security vulnerability :

In IPython before 1.2, the origin of websocket requests was not verified within the IPython notebook server. If an attacker has knowledge of an IPython kernel id they can run arbitrary code on a user's machine when the client visits a crafted malicious page (CVE-2014-3429).

Solution

Update the affected ipython package.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0320.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82413

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-160.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ipython, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3429

MDVSA: 2015:160