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[USN-6722-1] Django vulnerability




[USN-6722-1] Django vulnerability


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6722-1
April 08, 2024

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)

Summary:

Django accounts could be hijacked through password reset requests.

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

Details:

Simon Charette discovered that the password reset functionality in
Django used a Unicode case insensitive query to retrieve accounts
associated with an email address. An attacker could possibly use this
to obtain password reset tokens and hijack accounts.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
python-django 1.6.11-0ubuntu1.3+esm7

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

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6722-1
CVE-2019-19844