FreeBSD : django -- denial-of-service via large passwords (05dc6efa-2370-11e3-95b7-00e0814cab4e)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70066


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The Django project reports :

These releases address a denial-of-service attack against Django's authentication framework. All users of Django are encouraged to upgrade immediately.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70066

File Name: freebsd_pkg_05dc6efa237011e395b700e0814cab4e.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/09/23

Modified: 2013/10/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py26-django, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py26-django-devel, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py27-django, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py27-django-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2013/09/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/09/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1443