openSUSE Security Update : python-django (openSUSE-2015-598)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86091


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


python Django was updated to fix a remote denial of service (resource exhaustion) possibility in the auth views module. (bsc#941587, CVE-2015-5963)

Also is_safe_url() was made to reject URLs that start with control characters to mitigate possible XSS attack via user-supplied redirect URLs (bnc#923176, CVE-2015-2317)

- Method check_for_test_cookie is deprecated, bnc#914706

- Update to version 1.5.12 with various security fixes :

+ Fixed a regression with dynamically generated inlines and allowed field references in the admin

+ Allowed related many-to-many fields to be referenced in the admin

+ Allowed inline and hidden references to admin fields


Update the affected python-django package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86091

File Name: openSUSE-2015-598.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/09/23

Modified: 2015/09/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-django, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0219, CVE-2015-0220, CVE-2015-0221, CVE-2015-0222, CVE-2015-2317, CVE-2015-5963