Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : python-django vulnerabilities (USN-2469-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Jedediah Smith discovered that Django incorrectly handled underscores
in WSGI headers. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
spoof headers in certain environments. (CVE-2015-0219)

Mikko Ohtamaa discovered that Django incorrectly handled user-supplied
redirect URLs. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
perform a cross-site scripting attack. (CVE-2015-0220)

Alex Gaynor discovered that Django incorrectly handled reading files
in django.views.static.serve(). A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to cause Django to consume resources, resulting in a denial
of service. (CVE-2015-0221)

Keryn Knight discovered that Django incorrectly handled forms with
ModelMultipleChoiceField. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause a large number of SQL queries, resulting in a database
denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 14.10. (CVE-2015-0222).

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.

Solution :

Update the affected python-django and / or python3-django packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80516 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0219
CVE-2015-0220
CVE-2015-0221
CVE-2015-0222

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