USN-4381-2: Django vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Summary


Several security issues were fixed in Django.

Software Description

  • python-django - High-level Python web development framework
Details


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 versions:

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.

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