[USN-3559-1] Django vulnerabilities

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Feb 7 14:42:26 UTC 2018

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3559-1
February 07, 2018

python-django vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 17.10


Several security issues were fixed in Django.

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


It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain requests.
An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information.
(CVE-2017-12794, CVE-2018-6188)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
  python-django                   1:1.11.4-1ubuntu1.1
  python3-django                  1:1.11.4-1ubuntu1.1

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

  CVE-2017-12794, CVE-2018-6188

Package Information:
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