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USN-3089-1: Django vulnerability

27 September 2016

Django could be made to set arbitrary cookies.




Sergey Bobrov discovered that Django incorrectly parsed cookies when being
used with Google Analytics. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to set arbitrary cookies leading to a CSRF protection bypass.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

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