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CVE-2010-4535 Detail

Description

The password reset functionality in django.contrib.auth in Django before 1.1.3, 1.2.x before 1.2.4, and 1.3.x before 1.3 beta 1 does not validate the length of a string representing a base36 timestamp, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a URL that specifies a large base36 integer.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/10/2011

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4535
Original release date:
01/10/2011
Last revised:
01/20/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://code.djangoproject.com/changeset/15032 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://code.djangoproject.com/changeset/15032
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/053041.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2011-0096
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/053072.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2011-0120
http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2010/dec/22/security/ Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2010/dec/22/security/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/12/23/4 Patch External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20101223 CVE Request -- Django 1.2.4, Django 1.1.3 and Django 1.3 beta 1 -- addressing two security flaws
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/03/5 Patch External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20110103 Re: CVE Request -- Django 1.2.4, Django 1.1.3 and Django 1.3 beta 1 -- addressing two security flaws
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45563 External Source BID 45563
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1040-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1040-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0048 External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0048
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0098 External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0098
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=665373 Patch External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=665373

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