Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : python-django vulnerabilities (USN-3591-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 107194
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionJames Davis discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain template filters. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Django to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected python-django and / or python3-django packages.