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CVE-2007-5712 Detail

Current Description

The internationalization (i18n) framework in Django 0.91, 0.95, 0.95.1, and 0.96, and as used in other products such as PyLucid, when the USE_I18N option and the i18n component are enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via many HTTP requests with large Accept-Language headers.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=749199
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1640 Patch
http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2007/oct/26/security-fix Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26227
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3660 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3661 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38143
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00243.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00257.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:django_project:django:0.91
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 cpe:/a:django_project:django:0.95
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 cpe:/a:django_project:django:0.95.1
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 cpe:/a:django_project:django:0.96
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5712
NVD Published Date:
10/30/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017