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                    USN-4043-1: Django vulnerabilities
                                2 July 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Django
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting     -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-12781 CVE-2019-12308 

Reference:         ESB-2019.2017

Original Bulletin: 

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USN-4043-1: Django vulnerabilities
1 July 2019

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

  o Ubuntu 19.04
  o Ubuntu 18.10
  o Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  o Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in Django.

Software Description

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


It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker
could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.10 and Ubuntu 19.04. (CVE-2019-12308)

Gavin Wahl discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain requests. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass credentials and access
administrator interface. (CVE-2019-12781)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
    python-django - 1:1.11.20-1ubuntu0.1
    python3-django - 1:1.11.20-1ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 18.10
    python-django - 1:1.11.15-1ubuntu1.3
    python3-django - 1:1.11.15-1ubuntu1.3
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    python-django - 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.4
    python3-django - 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.4
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    python-django - 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.9
    python3-django - 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.9

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.


  o CVE-2019-12308
  o CVE-2019-12781

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