Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : python-django vulnerability (USN-3089-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93774
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionSergey Bobrov discovered that Django incorrectly parsed cookies when being used with Google Analytics. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to set arbitrary cookies leading to a CSRF protection bypass.
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SolutionUpdate the affected python-django and / or python3-django packages.