Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4715-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4715-2
February 01, 2021

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM


Django could be made to overwrite files.

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


USN-4715-1 fixed a vulnerability in Django. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Wang Baohua discovered that Django incorrectly extracted archive files. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to extract files outside of
their expected location.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
python-django 1.6.11-0ubuntu1.3+esm2

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


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