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USN-4715-1: Django vulnerability

1 February 2021

Django could be made to overwrite files.




Wang Baohua discovered that Django incorrectly extracted archive files. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to extract files outside of
their expected location.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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


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