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

    Date07 Apr 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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