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Ubuntu alert USN-1632-2 (python-django)

From:  Jamie Strandboge <>
Subject:  [USN-1632-2] Django regression
Date:  Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:32:33 -0600
Message-ID:  <>
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========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1632-2 November 20, 2012 python-django regression ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 11.10 - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Summary: A testsuite regression was fixed in Django. Software Description: - python-django: High-level Python web development framework Details: USN-1632-1 fixed a vulnerability in Django. The upstream fix introduced testsuite failures when ADMINS and/or MANAGERS were defined in This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: James Kettle discovered Django did not properly filter the Host HTTP header when processing certain requests. An attacker could exploit this to generate and display arbitrary URLs to users. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.10: python-django 1.4.1-2ubuntu0.2 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: python-django 1.3.1-4ubuntu1.4 Ubuntu 11.10: python-django 1.3-2ubuntu1.5 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: python-django 1.1.1-2ubuntu1.7 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: Package Information: -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

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