Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : python-django vulnerabilities (USN-1967-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled large passwords. A
remote attacker could use this issue to consume resources, resulting
in a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1443)

It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled ssi templates. An
attacker could use this issue to read arbitrary files. (CVE-2013-4315)

It was discovered that the Django is_safe_url utility function did not
restrict redirects to certain schemes. An attacker could possibly use
this issue to perform a cross-site scripting attack.

Solution :

Update the affected python-django package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70117 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62332
62409

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1443
CVE-2013-4315