USN-4084-1: Django vulnerabilities

01 August 2019

Several security issues were fixed in Django.

Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled the Truncator function. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Django to consume
resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2019-14232)

It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled the strip_tags function.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Django to consume
resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2019-14233)

It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain lookups in the
PostgreSQL support. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
perform SQL injection attacks. (CVE-2019-14234)

It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain invalid UTF-8
octet sequences. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
Django to consume resources, leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2019-14235)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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