Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3544-1 python-django -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 Apr 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 816434.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-2512, CVE-2016-2513.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Django, a high-level Python web development framework. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
Mark Striemer discovered that some user-supplied redirect URLs containing basic authentication credentials are incorrectly handled, potentially allowing a remote attacker to perform a malicious redirect or a cross-site scripting attack.
Sjoerd Job Postmus discovered that Django allows user enumeration through timing difference on password hasher work factor upgrades.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.5-1+deb7u16.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.7-1+deb8u4.
For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.9.4-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.9.4-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your python-django packages.