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USN-6203-2: Django vulnerability

25 July 2023

Django could be made to consume resources if it received specially crafted network traffic.

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Packages

Details

USN-6203-1 fixed a vulnerability in Django. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 18.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Seokchan Yoon discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain regular
expressions. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
Django to consume resources, leading to a denial of service.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-6203-1: python-django, python-django-doc, python3-django