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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
USN-4296-1: Django vulnerability
5 March 2020
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2020-9402
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USN-4296-1: Django vulnerability
4 March 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
o Ubuntu 19.10
o Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
o Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Django could allow unintended access to the database.
o python-django - High-level Python web development framework
Norbert Szetei discovered that Django incorrectly handled the GIS functions and
aggregates on Oracle. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
perform an SQL injection attack.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package
python-django - 1:1.11.22-1ubuntu1.3
python3-django - 1:1.11.22-1ubuntu1.3
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
python-django - 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.8
python3-django - 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.8
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
python-django - 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.12
python3-django - 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.12
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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