ESB-2018.2243 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][Ubuntu] python-django: Provide misleading information - Remote with user interaction 2018-08-02

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                               ESB-2018.2243
                           Django vulnerability
                               2 August 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           python-django
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
                   Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data       -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-14574  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3726-1

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators 
         running python-django check for an updated version of the software 
         for their operating system.

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USN-3726-1: Django vulnerability
1 August 2018

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Summary
Django could be used as an open redirect.

Software Description
python-django - High-level Python web development framework
Details
Andreas Hug discovered that Django contained an open redirect in CommonMiddleware. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform phishing attacks.

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
python-django - 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.1
python3-django - 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.1
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

References
CVE-2018-14574

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