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USN-4975-2: Django vulnerability

7 June 2021

Several security issues were fixed in Django.

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Details

USN-4975-1 fixed a vulnerability in Django. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Rasmus Lerchedahl Petersen and Rasmus Wriedt Larsen discovered that Django
incorrectly handled path sanitation in admindocs. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to determine the existence of arbitrary files and
in certain configurations obtain their contents. (CVE-2021-33203)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-4975-1: python-django-doc, python3-django, python-django, python-django-common