USN-2915-2: Django regression
7 March 2016
USN-2915-1 introduced a regression in Django.
- python-django - High-level Python web development framework
USN-2915-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Django. The upstream fix for
CVE-2016-2512 introduced a regression for certain applications. This update
fixes the problem by applying the complete upstream regression fix.
Original advisory details:
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.