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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
2 August 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-14574
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators
running python-django check for an updated version of the software
for their operating system.
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USN-3726-1: Django vulnerability
1 August 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Django could be used as an open redirect.
python-django - High-level Python web development framework
Andreas Hug discovered that Django contained an open redirect in CommonMiddleware. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform phishing attacks.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
python-django - 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.1
python3-django - 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.1
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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