Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Eric Peterson and Lin Hua Cheng discovered that Django incorrectly
handled session records. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause a denial of service. (CVE-2015-5143)
Sjoerd Job Postmus discovered that DJango incorrectly handled newline
characters when performing validation. A remote attacker could use
this issue to perform header injection attacks. (CVE-2015-5144).
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Update the affected python-django and / or python3-django packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
Public Exploit Available : false