[USN-5204-1] Django vulnerabilities

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5204-1 January 05, 2022
python-django vulnerabilities ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 21.10 – Ubuntu 21.04 – Ubuntu 20.04 LTS – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Summary:
Several security issues were fixed in Django.
Software Description: – python-django: High-level Python web development framework
Details:
Chris Bailey discovered that Django incorrectly handled evaluating submitted passwords. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-45115)
Dennis Brinkrolf discovered that Django incorrectly handled the dictsort template filter. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2021-45116)
Dennis Brinkrolf discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain file names. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to save files to arbitrary filesystem locations. (CVE-2021-45452)
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 21.10: python3-django 2:2.2.24-1ubuntu1.2
Ubuntu 21.04: python3-django 2:2.2.20-1ubuntu0.4
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: python3-django 2:2.2.12-1ubuntu0.9
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: python-django 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.15 python3-django 1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.15
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5204-1 CVE-2021-45115, CVE-2021-45116, CVE-2021-45452
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/2:2.2.24-1ubuntu1.2 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/2:2.2.20-1ubuntu0.4 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/2:2.2.12-1ubuntu0.9 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-django/1:1.11.11-1ubuntu1.15