Django Update for Ubuntu Linux
Posted on: 03/07/2018 10:14 AM

Updated django packages has been released for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, and 17.10

Django Update for Ubuntu Linux


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3591-1
March 06, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Django.

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

Details:

James Davis discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain template
filters. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Django
to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
python-django 1:1.11.4-1ubuntu1.2
python3-django 1:1.11.4-1ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
python-django 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.6
python3-django 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.6

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
python-django 1.6.11-0ubuntu1.2

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3591-1
CVE-2018-7536, CVE-2018-7537

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1:1.11.4-1ubuntu1.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.8.7-1ubuntu5.6
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1.6.11-0ubuntu1.2



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