Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that Django did not properly validate HTTP requests
that contain an X-Requested-With header. An attacker could exploit
this vulnerability to perform cross-site request forgery (CSRF)
It was discovered that Django did not properly sanitize its input when
performing file uploads, resulting in cross-site scripting (XSS)
vulnerabilities. With cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, if a user
were tricked into viewing server output during a crafted server
request, a remote attacker could exploit this to modify the contents,
or steal confidential data, within the same domain. (CVE-2011-0697).
Update the affected python-django and / or python-django-doc packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true