FreeBSD : django -- CSRF protection bypass on a site with Google Analytics (bb022643-84fb-11e6-a4a1-60a44ce6887b)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93755


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


Django Software Foundation reports :

An interaction between Google Analytics and Django's cookie parsing could allow an attacker to set arbitrary cookies leading to a bypass of CSRF protection.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93755

File Name: freebsd_pkg_bb02264384fb11e6a4a160a44ce6887b.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/09/28

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py-django, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py-django18, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py-django19, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/09/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7401