Debian: DSA-3678-1: python-django security update

    Date26 Sep 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Sergey Bobrov discovered that cookie parsing in Django and Google Analytics interacted such a way that an attacker could set arbitrary cookies. This allows other malicious web sites to bypass the Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) protections built into Django.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3678-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                           Florian Weimer
    September 26, 2016                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : python-django
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-7401
    
    Sergey Bobrov discovered that cookie parsing in Django and Google
    Analytics interacted such a way that an attacker could set arbitrary
    cookies.  This allows other malicious web sites to bypass the
    Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) protections built into Django.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.7.11-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:1.10-1.
    
    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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