Ubuntu 1632-1: Django vulnerability

    Date15 Nov 2012
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Django could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
    
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1632-1
    November 15, 2012
    
    python-django vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.10
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 11.10
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Django could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
    
    Software Description:
    - python-django: High-level Python web development framework
    
    Details:
    
    James Kettle discovered Django did not properly filter the Host HTTP header
    when processing certain requests. An attacker could exploit this to
    generate and display arbitrary URLs to users.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 12.10:
      python-django                   1.4.1-2ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      python-django                   1.3.1-4ubuntu1.3
    
    Ubuntu 11.10:
      python-django                   1.3-2ubuntu1.4
    
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      python-django                   1.1.1-2ubuntu1.6
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1632-1
      CVE-2012-4520
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.4.1-2ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.3.1-4ubuntu1.3
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.3-2ubuntu1.4
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.1.1-2ubuntu1.6
    
    
    
    
    
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