Posted by Georgi Guninski on Jul 23

Summary: under certain circumstances, ipython3 may execute
code from the current working directory. This might be a
problem if the current working directory is not trusted.

python3 is safe.

Tested on ubuntu 20.

The following session illustrates it:

joro@bialokote:~/tests/dir2$ pwd
/home/joro/tests/dir2
joro@bialokote:~/tests/dir2$ ipython3 –version
7.13.0
joro@bialokote:~/tests/dir2$ ls ~/tests/dir1
a.py joro-orig.py __pycache__…
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