USN-3559-1: Django vulnerabilities

7 February 2018

python-django vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 17.10

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in Django.

Software Description

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

Details

It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain requests. An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information. (CVE-2017-12794, CVE-2018-6188)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.10
python-django - 1:1.11.4-1ubuntu1.1
python3-django - 1:1.11.4-1ubuntu1.1

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.

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