[SECURITY] Fedora 23 Update: ipython-3.2.1-3.fc23

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Fedora Update Notification
2015-09-25 07:56:18.561783

Name        : ipython
Product     : Fedora 23
Version     : 3.2.1
Release     : 3.fc23
URL         : http://ipython.org/
Summary     : An enhanced interactive Python shell
Description :

IPython provides a replacement for the interactive Python interpreter with
extra functionality.

Main features:
 * Comprehensive object introspection.
 * Input history, persistent across sessions.
 * Caching of output results during a session with automatically generated
 * Readline based name completion.
 * Extensible system of 'magic' commands for controlling the environment and
   performing many tasks related either to IPython or the operating system.
 * Configuration system with easy switching between different setups (simpler
   than changing $PYTHONSTARTUP environment variables every time).
 * Session logging and reloading.
 * Extensible syntax processing for special purpose situations.
 * Access to the system shell with user-extensible alias system.
 * Easily embeddable in other Python programs.
 * Integrated access to the pdb debugger and the Python profiler.

Update Information:

Add upstream patch to fix file execution vulnerability (bug #1264067)   ----
Add upstream patch to fix XSS vulnerability (bug #1259405)

  [ 1 ] Bug #1264067 - CVE-2015-7337 ipython: Maliciously crafted files can be executed due to wrong file type determination
  [ 2 ] Bug #1259405 - CVE-2015-6938 ipython: XSS via local folder name

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update ipython' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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