[USN-4932-2] Django vulnerability

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4932-2 May 13, 2021
python-django vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM – Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Django could be made to overwrite files.
Software Description: – python-django: High-level Python web development framework
USN-4932-1 fixed a vulnerability in Django. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain filenames. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to create or overwrite files in unexpected directories.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: python-django 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.15+esm1 python3-django 1.8.7-1ubuntu5.15+esm1
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: python-django 1.6.11-0ubuntu1.3+esm3
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4932-2 ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4932-1 CVE-2021-31542