Multiple vulnerabilities in Django



Published: 2020-06-10
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2020-13596
CVE-2020-13254
CWE-ID CWE-79
CWE-295
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #2 is available.
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Vendor Django Software Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU28953

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-13596

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in Query parameters generated by the Django admin "ForeignKeyRawIdWidget". A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Django: 2.2 - 2.2.12, 3.0 - 3.0.6


CPE2.3 External links

http://docs.djangoproject.com/en/3.0/releases/security/
http://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/django-announce/pPEmb2ot4Fo/X-SMalYSBAAJ
http://usn.ubuntu.com/4381-1/
http://usn.ubuntu.com/4381-2/
http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2020/jun/03/security-releases/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Improper Certificate Validation

EUVDB-ID: #VU28954

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-13254

CWE-ID: CWE-295 - Improper Certificate Validation

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information on the system

The vulnerability exists when a memcached backend does not perform key validation. A remote attacker can gain access to sensitive information on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Django: 2.2 - 2.2.12, 3.0 - 3.0.6


CPE2.3 External links

http://docs.djangoproject.com/en/3.0/releases/security/
http://groups.google.com/d/msg/django-announce/pPEmb2ot4Fo/X-SMalYSBAAJ
http://usn.ubuntu.com/4381-1/
http://usn.ubuntu.com/4381-2/
http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2020/jun/03/security-releases/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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