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Ubuntu: USN-2915-2: Django regression

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/08/2016
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

USN-2915-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Django. The upstream fix for CVE-2016-2512introduced a regression for certain applications. This update fixes the problem.

Original advisory details:

Mark Striemer discovered that Django incorrectly handled user-supplied redirect URLs containing basic authentication credentials. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a cross-site scripting attack or a malicious redirect. (CVE-2016-2512) Sjoerd Job Postmus discovered that Django incorrectly handled timing when doing password hashing operations. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform user enumeration. (CVE-2016-2513)

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-python-django
  • ubuntu-upgrade-python3-django

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