Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Florian Apolloner discovered that Django incorrectly validated URLs. A
remote attacker could use this issue to conduct phishing attacks.
David Wilson discovered that Django incorrectly handled file name
generation. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Django to
consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-0481)
David Greisen discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain
headers in contrib.auth.middleware.RemoteUserMiddleware. A remote
authenticated user could use this issue to hijack web sessions.
Collin Anderson discovered that Django incorrectly checked if a field
represented a relationship between models in the administrative
interface. A remote authenticated user could use this issue to
possibly obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2014-0483).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected python-django package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
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