[USN-2816-1] Django vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Nov 24 18:48:10 UTC 2015


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2816-1
November 24, 2015

python-django vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 15.10
- Ubuntu 15.04
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

Django could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description:
- python-django: High-level Python web development framework

Details:

Ryan Butterfield discovered that Django incorrectly handled the date
template filter. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain
secrets from application settings.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 15.10:
  python-django                   1.7.9-1ubuntu5.1
  python3-django                  1.7.9-1ubuntu5.1

Ubuntu 15.04:
  python-django                   1.7.6-1ubuntu2.3
  python3-django                  1.7.6-1ubuntu2.3

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  python-django                   1.6.1-2ubuntu0.11

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  python-django                   1.3.1-4ubuntu1.19

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2816-1
  CVE-2015-8213

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.7.9-1ubuntu5.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.7.6-1ubuntu2.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.6.1-2ubuntu0.11
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.3.1-4ubuntu1.19


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