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USN-2671-1: Django vulnerabilities

9 July 2015

Several security issues were fixed in Django.




Eric Peterson and Lin Hua Cheng discovered that Django incorrectly handled
session records. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial
of service. (CVE-2015-5143)

Sjoerd Job Postmus discovered that DJango incorrectly handled newline
characters when performing validation. A remote attacker could use this
issue to perform header injection attacks. (CVE-2015-5144)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 15.04
Ubuntu 14.10
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

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