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USN-5269-2: Django vulnerabilities

7 February 2022

Several security issues were fixed in Django.

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Packages

Details

USN-5269-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Django. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Keryn Knight discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain template
tags. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a
cross-site scripting attack. (CVE-2022-22818)

Alan Ryan discovered that Django incorrectly handled file uploads. A remote
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Django to hang, resulting
in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-23833)

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-5269-1: python-django-common, python3-django, python-django-doc, python-django