[USN-3039-1] Django vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Jul 19 18:40:03 UTC 2016

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3039-1
July 19, 2016

python-django vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


A security issue was fixed in Django.

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


It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled the admin's add/change
related popup. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a
cross-site scripting attack.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  python-django                   1.8.7-1ubuntu5.1
  python3-django                  1.8.7-1ubuntu5.1

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


Package Information:

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