ESB-2019.0081 - [Ubuntu] python-django: Provide misleading information - Remote with user interaction - 2019-01-10


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                               ESB-2019.0081
                           Django vulnerability
                              10 January 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           python-django
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-3498  

Reference:         ESB-2019.0068
                   ESB-2019.0057

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3851-1

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USN-3851-1: Django vulnerability

9 January 2019

python-django vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  o Ubuntu 18.10
  o Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  o Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  o Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Django could be made to expose spoofed information over the network.

Software Description

  o python-django - High-level Python web development framework

Details

It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled the default 404 page. A
remote attacker could use this issue to spoof content using a malicious URL.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10
    python-django - 1:1.11.15-1ubuntu1.1
    python3-django - 1:1.11.15-1ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    python-django - 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.2
    python3-django - 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.2
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    python-django - 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.7
    python3-django - 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.7
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    python-django - 1.6.11-0ubuntu1.3

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

  o CVE-2019-3498

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