USN-4381-1: Django vulnerabilities

03 June 2020

Several security issues were fixed in Django.

Releases

Packages

  • python-django - High-level Python web development framework

Details

Dan Palmer discovered that Django incorrectly validated memcached cache
keys. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service and obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2020-13254)

Jon Dufresne discovered that Django incorrectly encoded query parameters
for the admin ForeignKeyRawIdWidget. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to perform XSS attacks. (CVE-2020-13596)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 19.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

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