SQL injection in Django



Published: 2020-03-08
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-9402
CWE-ID CWE-89
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Django Software Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) SQL injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU25812

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9402

CWE-ID: CWE-89 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL queries in database.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data if untrusted data is used as a tolerance parameter in GIS functions and aggregates on Oracle. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request to the affected application and execute arbitrary SQL commands within the application database.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to read, delete, modify data in database and gain complete control over the affected application.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Django: 3.0 - 3.0.3, 2.1.11 - 2.2.10, 1.11 - 1.11.28


CPE2.3 External links

http://docs.djangoproject.com/en/3.0/releases/security/
http://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/django-announce/fLUh_pOaKrY
http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2020/mar/04/security-releases/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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