Ubuntu 4084-1: Django vulnerabilities

    Date01 Aug 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in Django.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4084-1
    August 01, 2019
    
    python-django vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in Django.
    
    Software Description:
    - python-django: High-level Python web development framework
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled the Truncator function. A
    remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Django to consume
    resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2019-14232)
    
    It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled the strip_tags function.
    A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Django to consume
    resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2019-14233)
    
    It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain lookups in the
    PostgreSQL support. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
    perform SQL injection attacks. (CVE-2019-14234)
    
    It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain invalid UTF-8
    octet sequences. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
    Django to consume resources, leading to a denial of service.
    (CVE-2019-14235)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      python-django                   1:1.11.20-1ubuntu0.2
      python3-django                  1:1.11.20-1ubuntu0.2
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      python-django                   1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.5
      python3-django                  1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.5
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      python-django                   1.8.7-1ubuntu5.10
      python3-django                  1.8.7-1ubuntu5.10
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4084-1
      CVE-2019-14232, CVE-2019-14233, CVE-2019-14234, CVE-2019-14235
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1:1.11.20-1ubuntu0.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.5
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.8.7-1ubuntu5.10
    
    
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