openSUSE 15 Security Update : python-Django (openSUSE-SU-2023:0062-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 172016

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote openSUSE 15 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the openSUSE- SU-2023:0062-1 advisory.

- An issue was discovered in the Multipart Request Parser in Django 3.2 before 3.2.18, 4.0 before 4.0.10, and 4.1 before 4.1.7. Passing certain inputs (e.g., an excessive number of parts) to multipart forms could result in too many open files or memory exhaustion, and provided a potential vector for a denial-of- service attack. (CVE-2023-24580)

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?39230565

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-24580

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 172016

File Name: openSUSE-2023-0062-1.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/1/2023

Updated: 3/1/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-24580

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-django, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.4

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/28/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-24580