[USN-5269-2] Django vulnerabilities
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Feb 7 13:31:24 UTC 2022
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5269-2
February 07, 2022
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Several security issues were fixed in Django.
- python-django: High-level Python web development framework
USN-5269-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Django. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Keryn Knight discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain template
tags. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a
cross-site scripting attack. (CVE-2022-22818)
Alan Ryan discovered that Django incorrectly handled file uploads. A remote
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Django to hang, resulting
in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-23833)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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