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CVE-2022-21699

Published: 19 January 2022

IPython (Interactive Python) is a command shell for interactive computing in multiple programming languages, originally developed for the Python programming language. Affected versions are subject to an arbitrary code execution vulnerability achieved by not properly managing cross user temporary files. This vulnerability allows one user to run code as another on the same machine. All users are advised to upgrade.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

8.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
ipython
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.5.0-1ubuntu0.1~esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro
focal
Released (7.13.0-1ubuntu0.1~esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro
hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
impish Ignored
(end of life)
lunar Not vulnerable
(8.5.0-4)
trusty Ignored
(changes too intrusive)
upstream
Released (8.0.1, 7.31.1, 5.11)
xenial Ignored
(changes too intrusive)
jammy Not vulnerable
(7.31.1-1)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(7.31.1-1)
mantic Not vulnerable
(8.5.0-4)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/ipython/ipython/commit/46a51ed69cdf41b4333943d9ceeb945c4ede5668

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 8.8
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H