Django AdminURLFieldWidget XSS Vulnerability (Linux)

Published: 2019-06-26 05:46:56
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Detection Type:
Executable Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
Django is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

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

Technical Details:
The clickable 'Current URL' link generated by 'AdminURLFieldWidget' displays the provided value without validating it as a safe URL. Thus, an unvalidated value stored in the database, or a value provided as a URL query parameter payload, could result in an clickable JavaScript link.

Affected Versions:
Django versions 1.11 before 1.11.21, 2.1 before 2.1.9 and 2.2 before 2.2.2.

Recommendations:
Update to version 1.11.21, 2.1.9, 2.2.2 or later.

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-12308

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108559

References:

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/06/03/2

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3

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