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USN-4715-2: Django vulnerability

1 February 2021

Django could be made to overwrite files.




USN-4715-1 fixed a vulnerability in Django. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

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 14.04

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


Related notices

  • USN-4715-1: python-django, python-django-doc, python3-django, python-django-common