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[PLSA 2008-37] Django: Cross Site Scripting
From: Pınar Yanardağ <pinar () pardus org tr>
Date: Sat, 06 Sep 2008 04:12:10 +0300

Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2008-37            security () pardus org tr
       Date: 2008-09-06
   Severity: 3
       Type: Remote


A vulnerability has been reported in Django, which can be exploited  by
malicious people to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.


The vulnerability is caused due to the Django administration application
not  performing any  validity   checks   to   verify   requests   when
re-authenticating the user. This can be exploited to  delete  and  edit
data when a not logged-in user e.g. visits a malicious web site and  is
then enticed to log in to the application.

Affected packages:

   Pardus 2008:
     Django, all before 1.0-15-2
   Pardus 2007:
     Django, all before 0.96.3-15-11


There are update(s) for Django. You can update them via Package Manager
or with a single command from console:

   Pardus 2008:
     pisi up Django

   Pardus 2007:
     pisi up Django


   * http://bugs.pardus.org.tr/show_bug.cgi?id=8116
   * http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2008/sep/02/security
   * http://secunia.com/advisories/31729


Pınar Yanardağ
Pardus Security Team

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