Ubuntu 2720-1: Django vulnerability

    Date18 Aug 2015
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Django could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2720-1
    August 18, 2015
    python-django vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 15.04
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    Django could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
    Software Description:
    - python-django: High-level Python web development framework (Python 2 version)
    Lin Hua Cheng discovered that Django incorrectly handled the session store.
    A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the session store to fill
    up, resulting in a denial of service.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 15.04:
      python-django                   1.7.6-1ubuntu2.2
      python3-django                  1.7.6-1ubuntu2.2
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      python-django                   1.6.1-2ubuntu0.10
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      python-django                   1.3.1-4ubuntu1.18
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
      CVE-2015-5963, CVE-2015-5964
    Package Information:
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