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    Debian: DSA-2163-1: python-django security update

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    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the django web development framework: CVE-2011-0696
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2163-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                                Nico Golde
    February 14, 2011                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : python-django
    Vulnerability  : multiple
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-0696 CVE-2011-0697
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the django web development
    framework:
    
    CVE-2011-0696
    
        For several reasons the internal CSRF protection was not used to
        validate ajax requests in the past. However, it was discovered that
        this exception can be exploited with a combination of browser plugins
        and redirects and thus is not sufficient.
    
    CVE-2011-0697
    
        It was discovered that the file upload form is prone to cross-site
        scripting attacks via the file name.
    
    It is important to note that this update introduces minor backward
    incompatibilities due to the fixes for the above issues.
    For the exact details, please see:
    https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.2/releases/1.2.5/
    and in particular the "Backwards incompatible changes" section.
    
    
    Packages in the oldstable distribution (lenny) are not affected by these
    problems.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.3-3+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.5-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your python-django packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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