Debian DLA-1629-1 : python-django security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120962

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

It was discovered that there was a content-spoofing vulnerability in the default 404 pages in the Django web development framework.

For more information, please see :

https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2019/jan/04/security-releases/

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this issue has been fixed in python-django version 1.7.11-1+deb8u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your python-django packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/01/msg00005.html

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

https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2019/jan/04/security-releases/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120962

File Name: debian_DLA-1629.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/07

Updated: 2019/02/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-django, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-django-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-django-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python3-django, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/01/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3498