[USN-4381-2] Django vulnerabilities
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Thu Jun 4 13:32:38 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4381-2
June 04, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Several security issues were fixed in Django.
- python-django: High-level Python web development framework
USN-4381-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Django. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Dan Palmer discovered that Django incorrectly validated memcached cache
keys. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service and obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2020-13254)
Jon Dufresne discovered that Django incorrectly encoded query parameters
for the admin ForeignKeyRawIdWidget. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to perform XSS attacks. (CVE-2020-13596)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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