Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : python-django vulnerability (USN-2720-1)

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 :

Lin Hua Cheng discovered that Django incorrectly handled the session
store. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the session
store to fill up, resulting in a denial of service.

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:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85534 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5963
CVE-2015-5964

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