Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3678-1 python-django -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Sep 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7401.
- More information:
Sergey Bobrov discovered that cookie parsing in Django and Google Analytics interacted such a way that an attacker could set arbitrary cookies. This allows other malicious web sites to bypass the Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) protections built into Django.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.11-1+deb8u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.10-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your python-django packages.