Ubuntu 4902-1: Django vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4902-1
April 06, 2021

python-django vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Django could be made to overwrite files.

Software Description:
- python-django: High-level Python web development framework

Details:

Dennis Brinkrolf discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain
filenames. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to create or
overwrite files in unexpected directories.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.10:
  python3-django                  2:2.2.16-1ubuntu0.3

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  python3-django                  2:2.2.12-1ubuntu0.5

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  python-django                   1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.12
  python3-django                  1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.12

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  python-django                   1.8.7-1ubuntu5.15
  python3-django                  1.8.7-1ubuntu5.15

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4902-1
  CVE-2021-28658

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/2:2.2.16-1ubuntu0.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/2:2.2.12-1ubuntu0.5
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.12
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.8.7-1ubuntu5.15

Ubuntu 4902-1: Django vulnerability

April 6, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 20.10 - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Summary: Django could be made to overwrite files. Software Description: - python-django: High-level Python web development framework Details: Dennis Brinkrolf discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain filenames. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to create or overwrite files in unexpected directories.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 20.10: python3-django 2:2.2.16-1ubuntu0.3 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: python3-django 2:2.2.12-1ubuntu0.5 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: python-django 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.12 python3-django 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.12 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: python-django 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.15 python3-django 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.15 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4902-1

CVE-2021-28658

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4902-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/2:2.2.16-1ubuntu0.3 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/2:2.2.12-1ubuntu0.5 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.12 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.8.7-1ubuntu5.15

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