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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-6938

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the file browser in notebook/ in IPython Notebook before 3.2.2 and Jupyter Notebook 4.0.x before 4.0.5 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a folder name. NOTE: this was originally reported as a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability, but this may be inaccurate.
Publish Date : 2015-09-21 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site ScriptingCSRF

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-6938

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Ipython Notebook 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Jupyter Notebook 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Jupyter Notebook 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Jupyter Notebook 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Jupyter Notebook 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Jupyter Notebook 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Ipython Notebook 1
Jupyter Notebook 5
Opensuse Opensuse 2

- References For CVE-2015-6938 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1699
MLIST [oss-security] 20150902 CVE Request : CSRF in IPython/Jupyter notebook Tree. CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20150914 Re: CVE Request : CSRF in IPython/Jupyter notebook Tree.
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-16128
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-14901
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-14902

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-6938

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