openSUSE Security Update : python-django (openSUSE-2015-598)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

python Django was updated to fix a remote denial of service (resource
exhaustion) possibility in the auth views module. (bsc#941587,

Also is_safe_url() was made to reject URLs that start with control
characters to mitigate possible XSS attack via user-supplied redirect
URLs (bnc#923176, CVE-2015-2317)

- Method check_for_test_cookie is deprecated, bnc#914706

- Update to version 1.5.12 with various security fixes :

+ Fixed a regression with dynamically generated inlines
and allowed field references in the admin

+ Allowed related many-to-many fields to be referenced in
the admin

+ Allowed inline and hidden references to admin fields

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected python-django package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86091 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0219

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