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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-195

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-195
Posted Apr 7, 2015
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-195 - The utils.http.is_safe_url function in Django before 1.4.20, 1.5.x, 1.6.x before 1.6.11, 1.7.x before 1.7.7, and 1.8.x before 1.8c1 does not properly validate URLs, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting attacks via a control character in a URL, as demonstrated by a \x08javascript: URL. The updated packages provides a solution for this security issue.

tags | advisory, remote, web, xss
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2015-2317
SHA-256 | da29353ee6e69007158c2009f13b3d836eda48a2560df0d4f7ba8c8fd7386594

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-195

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2015:195
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : python-django
Date : April 7, 2015
Affected: Business Server 1.0
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in python-django:

The utils.http.is_safe_url function in Django before 1.4.20, 1.5.x,
1.6.x before 1.6.11, 1.7.x before 1.7.7, and 1.8.x before 1.8c1 does
not properly validate URLs, which allows remote attackers to conduct
cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a control character in a URL,
as demonstrated by a \x08javascript: URL (CVE-2015-2317).

The updated packages provides a solution for this security issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-2317
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
a115570d2ab0cb8fd2a1c467526f48fc mbs1/x86_64/python-django-1.3.7-1.8.mbs1.noarch.rpm
d5510819aed0420f9b4e319bbf5390f6 mbs1/SRPMS/python-django-1.3.7-1.8.mbs1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
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