Debian Security Advisory

DLA-649-1 python-django -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
06 Oct 2016
Affected Packages:
python-django
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7401.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a possible CSRF protection bypass on sites that use Google Analytics in python-django, a High-level Python web development framework.

More information can be found in the upstream announcement:

https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2016/sep/26/security-releases/

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in python-django version 1.4.22-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your python-django packages.