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

Medium 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: Medium

ID: 111537

File Name: debian_DSA-4264.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/06

Modified: 2018/10/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.8

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 6.1

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

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