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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3544-1 (python-django - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Django, a high-level Python web development framework. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2016-2512 Mark Striemer discovered that some user-supplied redirect URLs containing basic authentication credentials are incorrectly handled, potentially allowing a remote attacker to perform a malicious redirect or a cross-site scripting attack. CVE-2016-2513 Sjoerd Job Postmus discovered that Django allows user enumeration through timing difference on password hasher work factor upgrades.

Affected Software

Affected Software

python-django on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.5-1+deb7u16. For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.7-1+deb8u4. For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.9.4-1. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.9.4-1. We recommend that you upgrade your python-django packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)