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USN-4381-2: Django vulnerabilities

4 June 2020

Several security issues were fixed in Django.

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USN-4381-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Django. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory 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)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-4381-1: python-django-common, python-django, python-django-doc, python3-django