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USN-6722-1: Django vulnerability

8 April 2024

Django accounts could be hijacked through password reset requests.

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Releases

Packages

Details

Simon Charette discovered that the password reset functionality in
Django used a Unicode case insensitive query to retrieve accounts
associated with an email address. An attacker could possibly use this
to obtain password reset tokens and hijack accounts.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-4224-1: python-django-common, python-django, python-django-doc, python3-django