USN-2915-1: Django vulnerabilities
01 March 2016
Several security issues were fixed in Django.
- python-django - High-level Python web development framework
Mark Striemer discovered that Django incorrectly handled user-supplied
redirect URLs containing basic authentication credentials. A remote
attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a cross-site scripting
attack or a malicious redirect. (CVE-2016-2512)
Sjoerd Job Postmus discovered that Django incorrectly handled timing when
doing password hashing operations. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to perform user enumeration. (CVE-2016-2513)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.