Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : python-django vulnerability (USN-1632-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

James Kettle discovered Django did not properly filter the Host HTTP
header when processing certain requests. An attacker could exploit
this to generate and display arbitrary URLs to users.

Solution :

Update the affected python-django package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62937 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56146

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4520