ESB-2019.0463 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][Ubuntu] python-django: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated 2019-02-14

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                               ESB-2019.0463
                           Django vulnerability
                             14 February 2019

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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:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-6975  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3890-1

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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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3890-1
February 13, 2019

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

- - Ubuntu 18.10
- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Django could be made to consume resources if it received specially crafted
network traffic.

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

Details:

It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled formatting certain
numbers. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Django to
consume resources, leading to a denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.10:
  python-django                   1:1.11.15-1ubuntu1.2
  python3-django                  1:1.11.15-1ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  python-django                   1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.3
  python3-django                  1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  python-django                   1.8.7-1ubuntu5.8
  python3-django                  1.8.7-1ubuntu5.8

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

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3890-1
  CVE-2019-6975

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1:1.11.15-1ubuntu1.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.8.7-1ubuntu5.8

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