Ubuntu 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS : Django vulnerability (USN-5549-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 163865

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-5549-1 advisory.

- An issue was discovered in the HTTP FileResponse class in Django 3.2 before 3.2.15 and 4.0 before 4.0.7.
An application is vulnerable to a reflected file download (RFD) attack that sets the Content-Disposition header of a FileResponse when the filename is derived from user-supplied input. (CVE-2022-36359)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected python3-django package.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5549-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 163865

File Name: ubuntu_USN-5549-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/5/2022

Updated: 8/10/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-36359

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:2.3:a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python3-django:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:22.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/4/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/3/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-36359

USN: 5549-1