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USN-6674-1: Django vulnerability

4 March 2024

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

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Releases

Packages

Details

Seokchan Yoon discovered that the Django Truncator function incorrectly
handled very long HTML input. 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 23.10
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-6674-2: python-django-common, python-django-doc, python3-django, python-django