Debian Security Advisory DSA 3230-1 (django-markupfield - security update)

Published: 2015-04-19 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
django-markupfield on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.2-2+deb7u1. For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.1-2+deb8u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.2-1. We recommend that you upgrade your django-markupfield Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
James P. Turk discovered that the ReST renderer in django-markupfield, a custom Django field for easy use of markup in text fields, didn't disable the ..raw directive, allowing remote attackers to include arbitrary files.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-0846

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3230.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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