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CVE-2011-4140 Detail

Current Description

The CSRF protection mechanism in Django through 1.2.7 and 1.3.x through 1.3.1 does not properly handle web-server configurations supporting arbitrary HTTP Host headers, which allows remote attackers to trigger unauthenticated forged requests via vectors involving a DNS CNAME record and a web page containing JavaScript code.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/09/11/1 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/09/13/2 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2332
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=737366 Patch
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/14700881
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2011/sep/09/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2011/sep/10/127/ Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CWE-352)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:0.91
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:0.95
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:0.95.1
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:0.96
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.0
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.0.1
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.0.2
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.1
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.1.0
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.1.2
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.1.3
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.2
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.2.1
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.2.1:2
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.2.2
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.2.3
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.2.4
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.2.5
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django
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Up to (including)
1.2.6
 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.3
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.3:alpha1
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 cpe:/a:djangoproject:django:1.3:alpha2
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-4140
NVD Published Date:
10/19/2011
NVD Last Modified:
01/17/2018