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Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-1596-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-1596-01
Posted Jun 28, 2017
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-1596-01 - Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and a clean, pragmatic design. It focuses on automating as much as possible and adhering to the DRY principle. The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: python-django. Security Fix: A redirect flaw, where the is_safe_url() function did not correctly sanitize numeric-URL user input, was found in python-django. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to perform XSS attacks against the OpenStack dashboard.

tags | advisory, remote, web, python
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advisories | CVE-2017-7233
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Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-1596-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: python-django security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2017:1596-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1596
Issue date: 2017-06-28
CVE Names: CVE-2017-7233
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1. Summary:

An update for python-django is now available for Red Hat OpenStack Platform
10.0 (Newton).

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10.0 - noarch

3. Description:

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid
development and a clean, pragmatic design. It focuses on automating as much
as possible and adhering to the DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) principle.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
python-django (1.8.18). (BZ#1437737)

Security Fix(es):

* A redirect flaw, where the is_safe_url() function did not correctly
sanitize numeric-URL user input, was found in python-django. A remote
attacker could exploit this flaw to perform XSS attacks against the
OpenStack dashboard. (CVE-2017-7233)

Red Hat would like to thank the Django project for reporting this issue.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1437234 - CVE-2017-7233 python-django: Open redirect and possible XSS attack via user-supplied numeric redirect URLs

6. Package List:

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10.0:

Source:
python-django-1.8.18-1.el7ost.src.rpm

noarch:
python-django-1.8.18-1.el7ost.noarch.rpm
python-django-bash-completion-1.8.18-1.el7ost.noarch.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7233
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2017 Red Hat, Inc.
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