python-django vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 18.10
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


Django could be made to expose spoofed information over the network.

Software Description

  • python-django - High-level Python web development framework


It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled the default 404 page. A remote attacker could use this issue to spoof content using a malicious URL.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10
python-django - 1:1.11.15-1ubuntu1.1
python3-django - 1:1.11.15-1ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
python-django - 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.2
python3-django - 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.2
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
python-django - 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.7
python3-django - 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.7
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
python-django - 1.6.11-0ubuntu1.3

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

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


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