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                    USN-4381-2: Django vulnerabilities
                                5 June 2020


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Django
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service        -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Cross-site Scripting     -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2020-13596 CVE-2020-13254 

Reference:         ESB-2020.1947

Original Bulletin: 

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USN-4381-2: Django vulnerabilities
4 June 2020

python-django vulnerabilities
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  o Ubuntu 14.04 ESM


Several security issues were fixed in Django.

Software Description

  o 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)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
    python-django - 1.6.11-0ubuntu1.3+esm1

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.


  o USN-4381-1
  o CVE-2020-13254
  o CVE-2020-13596

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