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CVE-2015-0220 Detail

Description

The django.util.http.is_safe_url function in Django before 1.4.18, 1.6.x before 1.6.10, and 1.7.x before 1.7.3 does not properly handle leading whitespaces, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted URL, related to redirect URLs, as demonstrated by a "\njavascript:" URL.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/16/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0026.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148485.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148608.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-04/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-09/msg00035.html
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2469-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:036
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:109
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2015/jan/13/security/ Exploit Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-0220
NVD Published Date:
01/16/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2016