FreeBSD : django -- denial-of-service via large passwords (05dc6efa-2370-11e3-95b7-00e0814cab4e)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The Django project reports :

These releases address a denial-of-service attack against Django's
authentication framework. All users of Django are encouraged to
upgrade immediately.

See also :

https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2013/sep/15/security/
http://www.nessus.org/u?b822ed46

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70066 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1443