RHSA-2015:1678 - Security Advisory
Moderate: python-django security update
Security Advisory: Moderate
Updated python-django packages that fix a security issue are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid
development and a clean, pragmatic design. It focuses on automating as
much as possible and adhering to the DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself)
A flaw was found in the Django session backends whereby an
unauthenticated attacker could cause session records to be created in
the configured session store, leading to a Denial of Service.
Red Hat would like to thank the upstream Django project for reporting this
All python-django users are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported patch to correct these issues.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
- Red Hat OpenStack 6.0 x86_64
- BZ - 1239010 - CVE-2015-5143 Django: possible DoS by filling session store
Red Hat OpenStack 6.0