openSUSE Security Update : python-Django (openSUSE-2018-317)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108640


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This update for python-Django to version 1.18.18 fixes multiple issues. Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2018-7537: Fixed catastrophic backtracking in django.utils.text.Truncator. (bsc#1083305)

- CVE-2018-7536: Fixed catastrophic backtracking in urlize and urlizetrunc template filters (bsc#1083304).

- CVE-2016-7401: CSRF protection bypass on a site with Google Analytics (bsc#1001374).

- CVE-2016-2513: User enumeration through timing difference on password hasher work factor upgrade (bsc#968000).

- CVE-2016-2512: Fixed malicious redirect and possible XSS attack via user-supplied redirect URLs containing basic auth (bsc#967999).

- CVE-2016-9013: User with hardcoded password created when running tests on Oracle (bsc#1008050).

- CVE-2016-9014: DNS rebinding vulnerability when DEBUG=True (bsc#1008047).

- CVE-2017-7234: Open redirect vulnerability in django.views.static.serve() (bsc#1031451).

- CVE-2017-7233: Open redirect and possible XSS attack via user-supplied numeric redirect URLs (bsc#1031450).

- CVE-2017-12794: Fixed XSS possibility in traceback section of technical 500 debug page (bsc#1056284)


Update the affected python-Django package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108640

File Name: openSUSE-2018-317.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/27/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:42.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python-django:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/27/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7233, CVE-2018-7536, CVE-2018-7537, CVE-2016-2512, CVE-2016-2513, CVE-2016-6186, CVE-2016-7401, CVE-2016-9013, CVE-2016-9014, CVE-2017-7234, CVE-2017-12794, CVE-2016-2048