RHSA-2017:1451 - Security Advisory
Moderate: python-django security update
Security Advisory: Moderate
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An update for python-django is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) 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) principle.
- A redirect flaw, where the is_safe_url() function did not correctly sanitize numeric-URL user input, was found in python-django. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to perform XSS attacks against the OpenStack dashboard. (CVE-2017-7233)
Red Hat would like to thank the Django project for reporting this issue.
For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:
- Red Hat OpenStack 7 x86_64
- BZ - 1437234 - CVE-2017-7233 python-django: Open redirect and possible XSS attack via user-supplied numeric redirect URLs
Red Hat OpenStack 7
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