[USN-4715-2] Django vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Feb 1 16:20:00 UTC 2021
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4715-2
February 01, 2021
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Django could be made to overwrite files.
- python-django: High-level Python web development framework
USN-4715-1 fixed a vulnerability in Django. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Wang Baohua discovered that Django incorrectly extracted archive files. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to extract files outside of
their expected location.
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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