Inadequate Encryption Strength in Django User Sessions

Published: 2020-01-30
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-5224
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Django User Sessions
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Jazzband

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Inadequate Encryption Strength

EUVDB-ID: #VU24776

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-5224


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the views provided allow users to terminate specific sessions. The session key is used to identify sessions, and thus included in the rendered HTML. In itself this is not a problem. However if the website has an XSS vulnerability, the session key could be extracted by the authenticated attacker and a session takeover could happen.


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Vulnerable software versions

Django User Sessions: 0.1.0 - 1.7.0

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?