Public Date:
1004969: CVE-2013-4315 python-django: directory traversal with "ssi" template tag

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Directory traversal vulnerability in Django 1.4.x before 1.4.7, 1.5.x before 1.5.3, and 1.6.x before 1.6 beta 3 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a file path in the ALLOWED_INCLUDE_ROOTS setting followed by a .. (dot dot) in a ssi template tag.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4315 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 (Django14) RHSA-2013:1521 2013-11-14


Red Hat would like to thank James Bennett of Django for reporting this issue.

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