Ubuntu 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : python-django vulnerabilities (USN-1040-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Adam Baldwin discovered that Django did not properly validate query
string lookups. This could be exploited to provide an information leak
to an attacker with admin privilieges. (CVE-2010-4534)

Paul McMillan discovered that Django did not validate the length of
the token used when generating a password reset. An attacker could
exploit this to cause a denial of service via resource exhaustion.

Solution :

Update the affected python-django and / or python-django-doc packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51437 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45562

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4534