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USN-4932-2: Django vulnerability

13 May 2021

Django could be made to overwrite files.




USN-4932-1 fixed a vulnerability in Django. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain
filenames. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to create or
overwrite files in unexpected directories.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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


Related notices

  • USN-4932-1: python3-django, python-django-common, python-django-doc, python-django