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USN-5178-1: Django vulnerability

7 December 2021

Django could be made to expose sensitive information.

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Packages

Details

Sjoerd Job Postmus and TengMA discovered that Django incorrectly handled
URLs with trailing newlines. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to bypass certain access controls.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 21.10
Ubuntu 21.04
Ubuntu 20.04

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

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