Vulnerability identifier: #VU23453
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Vendor: Django Software Foundation
The vulnerability allows a remote user to escalate privileges within the application.
The vulnerability exists due to incorrect privilege management when processing the save() method in "/django/contrib/admin/options.py". A remote authenticated user can assign elevated privileges to his or her account by manipulating form elements.
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Vulnerable software versions
Django: 2.1.0 - 2.2.7
Fixed software versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?