Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 23:30:27 +0200 From: Jakub Wilk <jwilk@...lk.net> To: <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: ipython3 may execute code from the current working directory * Jakub Wilk <jwilk@...lk.net>, 2021-07-22, 13:35: >* Georgi Guninski <gguninski@...il.com>, 2021-07-22, 11:52: >>Summary: under certain circumstances, ipython3 may execute code from >>the current working directory. > >Looks like this might be intentional? Or at least there's an option to >turn off this behavior: > >https://github.com/ipython/ipython/blob/7.25.0/IPython/core/shellapp.py#L219 BTW, I used https://github.com/jwilk/python-syspath-tracker to locate the code that tampers with sys.path. >However, in some Debian packages (at least 5.8.0-1 from Debian >buster), even --ignore-cwd doesn't help, because /usr/bin/python3 >looks like this: Oops, I meant /usr/bin/ipython3 of course. -- Jakub Wilk
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