Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Mark Striemer discovered that Django incorrectly handled user-supplied
redirect URLs containing basic authentication credentials. A remote
attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a cross-site
scripting attack or a malicious redirect. (CVE-2016-2512)
Sjoerd Job Postmus discovered that Django incorrectly handled timing
when doing password hashing operations. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to perform user enumeration. (CVE-2016-2513).
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.
Update the affected python-django and / or python3-django packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false