#VU28954 Improper Certificate Validation


Published: 2020-06-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU28954

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-13254

CWE-ID: CWE-295

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Django
Web applications / CMS

Vendor: Django Software Foundation

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


CPE

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?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.


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