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CVE-2012-4520 Detail

Description

The django.http.HttpRequest.get_host function in Django 1.3.x before 1.3.4 and 1.4.x before 1.4.2 allows remote attackers to generate and display arbitrary URLs via crafted username and password Host header values.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/18/2012

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4520
Original release date:
11/18/2012
Last revised:
05/03/2013
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.4 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=691145 External Source MISC http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=691145
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-October/090666.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2012-16406
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-October/090904.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2012-16417
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-October/090970.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2012-16440
http://securitytracker.com/id?1027708 External Source SECTRACK 1027708
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1632-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1632-1
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1757-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1757-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2634 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2634
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/30/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20121029 Re: CVE Request: Django
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=865164 External Source MISC https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=865164
https://github.com/django/django/commit/92d3430f12171f16f566c9050c40feefb830a4a3 External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/django/django/commit/92d3430f12171f16f566c9050c40feefb830a4a3
https://github.com/django/django/commit/9305c0e12d43c4df999c3301a1f0c742264a657e External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/django/django/commit/9305c0e12d43c4df999c3301a1f0c742264a657e
https://github.com/django/django/commit/b45c377f8f488955e0c7069cad3f3dd21910b071 External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/django/django/commit/b45c377f8f488955e0c7069cad3f3dd21910b071
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2012/oct/17/security/ Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2012/oct/17/security/

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