Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled numeric redirect
URLs. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform XSS
attacks, and to use a Django server as an open redirect.
Phithon Gong discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain URLs
when the jango.views.static.serve() view is being used. A remote
attacker could possibly use a Django server as an open redirect.
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 : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true