Debian Security Advisory DSA 3835-1 (python-django - security update)

Published: 2017-04-25 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
python-django on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.11-1+deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your python-django Linux Distribution Packages.

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-2016-9013 Marti Raudsepp reported that a user with a hardcoded password is created when running tests with an Oracle database. CVE-2016-9014 Aymeric Augustin discovered that Django does not properly validate the Host header against settings.ALLOWED_HOSTS when the debug setting is enabled. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to perform DNS rebinding attacks. CVE-2017-7233 It was discovered that is_safe_url() does not properly handle certain numeric URLs as safe. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to perform XSS attacks or to use a Django server as an open redirect. CVE-2017-7234 Phithon from Chaitin Tech discovered an open redirect vulnerability in the django.views.static.serve() view. Note that this view is not intended for production use.

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-2016-9013
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-9014
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-7233
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-7234

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3835.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2017-04-25
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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