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Django < 2.16 Uncontrolled Memory Consumption Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Django is prone to an uncontrolled memory consumption vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

If django.utils.numberformat.format() received a Decimal with a large number of digits or a large exponent, it could lead to significant memory usage due to a call to .format().

Affected Software

Affected Software

Django through version 1.11.18, version 2.0.0 through 2.0.10 and 2.1.0 through 2.1.5.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 1.11.19, 2.0.11 or 2.1.6 respectively.

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