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Debian: DSA-3544-1: python-django security update

Date 07 Apr 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Django, a high-level Python web development framework. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3544-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
April 07, 2016                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : python-django
CVE ID         : CVE-2016-2512 CVE-2016-2513
Debian Bug     : 816434

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Django, a high-level Python
web development framework. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project identifies the following problems:

CVE-2016-2512

    Mark Striemer discovered that some user-supplied redirect URLs
    containing basic authentication credentials are incorrectly handled,
    potentially allowing a remote attacker to perform a malicious
    redirect or a cross-site scripting attack.

CVE-2016-2513

    Sjoerd Job Postmus discovered that Django allows user enumeration
    through timing difference on password hasher work factor upgrades.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
in version 1.4.5-1+deb7u16.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.7.7-1+deb8u4.

For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
in version 1.9.4-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.9.4-1.

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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