[USN-6623-1] Django vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Feb 6 17:08:36 UTC 2024

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6623-1
February 06, 2024

python-django vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 23.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)


Django could be made to denial of service if received a specially
crafted input.

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


It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain inputs
that uses intcomma template filter. An attacker could possibly
use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 23.10:
  python3-django                  3:4.2.4-1ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
  python3-django                  2:3.2.12-2ubuntu1.10

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  python3-django                  2:2.2.12-1ubuntu0.21

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
  python-django                   1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.21+esm3
  python3-django                  1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.21+esm3

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


Package Information:

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