Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : python-django vulnerability (USN-2816-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87065
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionRyan Butterfield discovered that Django incorrectly handled the date template filter. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain secrets from application settings.
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SolutionUpdate the affected python-django and / or python3-django packages.