Debian DSA-4264-1 : python-django - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 111537

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Andreas Hug discovered an open redirect in Django, a Python web development framework, which is exploitable ifdjango.middleware.common.CommonMiddleware is used and the APPEND_SLASH setting is enabled.

Solution

Upgrade the python-django packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.10.7-2+deb9u2.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/python-django

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/python-django

http://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4264

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111537

File Name: debian_DSA-4264.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/06

Modified: 2018/08/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-django, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14574

DSA: 4264