Django Security Update for Ubuntu 17.10
Posted on: 02/07/2018 07:26 PM

Updated django packages has been released for Ubuntu Linux 17.10

Django Security Update for Ubuntu 17.10


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3559-1
February 07, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 17.10

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Django.

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

Details:

It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain requests.
An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information.
(CVE-2017-12794, CVE-2018-6188)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
python-django 1:1.11.4-1ubuntu1.1
python3-django 1:1.11.4-1ubuntu1.1

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

References:
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3559-1
CVE-2017-12794, CVE-2018-6188

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1:1.11.4-1ubuntu1.1



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