[USN-3726-1] Django vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Aug 1 15:55:42 UTC 2018

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3726-1
August 01, 2018

python-django vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


Django could be used as an open redirect.

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


Andreas Hug discovered that Django contained an open redirect in
CommonMiddleware. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
perform phishing attacks.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  python-django                   1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.1
  python3-django                  1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.1

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


Package Information:

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