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CVE-2011-4140 Detail

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      Last Modified:  10/19/2011

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-4140
Original release date:
10/19/2011
Last revised:
01/17/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/09/11/1 Patch External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20110911 CVE Request -- Django: v1.3.1, v1.2.7 multiple security flaws
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/09/13/2 Patch External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20110913 Re: CVE Request -- Django: v1.3.1, v1.2.7 multiple security flaws
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2332 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2332
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=737366 Patch External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=737366
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/14700881 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0653
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2011/sep/09/ Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2011/sep/09/
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2011/sep/10/127/ Patch External Source CONFIRM https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2011/sep/10/127/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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