Debian Security Advisory

DLA-555-1 python-django -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
21 Jul 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 831799.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6186.
More information:

It was discovered that Django, a high-level Python web development framework, is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the admin's add/change related popup and debug view.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.5-1+deb7u17.

We recommend that you upgrade your python-django packages.

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