Multiple vulnerabilities in Django



Published: 2022-02-01
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-22818
CVE-2022-23833
CWE-ID CWE-79
CWE-835
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Django
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Vendor Django Software Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU60197

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22818

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 when displaying information via the {% debug %} tag. 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: 4.0 - 4.0.1, 3.0 - 3.2.11, 2.0 - 2.2.26


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2022/feb/01/security-releases/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Infinite loop

EUVDB-ID: #VU60198

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-23833

CWE-ID: CWE-835 - Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to infinite loop when parsing files. A remote attacker can upload a specially crafted file  to the server, consume all available system resources and cause denial of service conditions.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Django: 4.0 - 4.0.1, 3.0 - 3.2.11, 2.0 - 2.2.26


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2022/feb/01/security-releases/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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