Ubuntu 4381-1: Django vulnerabilities

    Date 03 Jun 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in Django.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4381-1
    June 03, 2020
    
    python-django vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 19.10
    - 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:
    
    Dan Palmer discovered that Django incorrectly validated memcached cache
    keys. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
    service and obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2020-13254)
    
    Jon Dufresne discovered that Django incorrectly encoded query parameters
    for the admin ForeignKeyRawIdWidget. A remote attacker could possibly use
    this issue to perform XSS attacks. (CVE-2020-13596)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
      python3-django                  2:2.2.12-1ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 19.10:
      python-django                   1:1.11.22-1ubuntu1.4
      python3-django                  1:1.11.22-1ubuntu1.4
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      python-django                   1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.9
      python3-django                  1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.9
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      python-django                   1.8.7-1ubuntu5.13
      python3-django                  1.8.7-1ubuntu5.13
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4381-1
      CVE-2020-13254, CVE-2020-13596
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/2:2.2.12-1ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1:1.11.22-1ubuntu1.4
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.9
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.8.7-1ubuntu5.13
    
    

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