Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python-django (MDVSA-2015:195)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in python-django :

The utils.http.is_safe_url function in Django before 1.4.20, 1.5.x,
1.6.x before 1.6.11, 1.7.x before 1.7.7, and 1.8.x before 1.8c1 does
not properly validate URLs, which allows remote attackers to conduct
cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a control character in a URL,
as demonstrated by a \x08javascript: URL (CVE-2015-2317).

The updated packages provides a solution for this security issue.

Solution :

Update the affected python-django package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82618 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2317

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