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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1632-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1632-1
Posted Nov 16, 2012
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 1632-1 - James Kettle discovered Django did not properly filter the Host HTTP header when processing certain requests. An attacker could exploit this to generate and display arbitrary URLs to users.

tags | advisory, web, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2012-4520
MD5 | 9bebbd5e8ceb31c6d2a5b2c7a8a71843

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1632-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1632-1
November 15, 2012

python-django vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

Django could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description:
- python-django: High-level Python web development framework

Details:

James Kettle discovered Django did not properly filter the Host HTTP header
when processing certain requests. An attacker could exploit this to
generate and display arbitrary URLs to users.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.10:
python-django 1.4.1-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
python-django 1.3.1-4ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 11.10:
python-django 1.3-2ubuntu1.4

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
python-django 1.1.1-2ubuntu1.6

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

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1632-1
CVE-2012-4520

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.4.1-2ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.3.1-4ubuntu1.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.3-2ubuntu1.4
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.1.1-2ubuntu1.6

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