Ubuntu 2816-1: Django vulnerability

    Date24 Nov 2015
    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-2816-1
    November 24, 2015
    
    python-django vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 15.10
    - Ubuntu 15.04
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Django could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
    
    Software Description:
    - python-django: High-level Python web development framework
    
    Details:
    
    Ryan Butterfield discovered that Django incorrectly handled the date
    template filter. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain
    secrets from application settings.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 15.10:
      python-django                   1.7.9-1ubuntu5.1
      python3-django                  1.7.9-1ubuntu5.1
    
    Ubuntu 15.04:
      python-django                   1.7.6-1ubuntu2.3
      python3-django                  1.7.6-1ubuntu2.3
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      python-django                   1.6.1-2ubuntu0.11
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      python-django                   1.3.1-4ubuntu1.19
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2816-1
      CVE-2015-8213
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.7.9-1ubuntu5.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.7.6-1ubuntu2.3
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.6.1-2ubuntu0.11
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.3.1-4ubuntu1.19
    
    
    
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