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CVE-2013-1443 Detail

Description

The authentication framework (django.contrib.auth) in Django 1.4.x before 1.4.8, 1.5.x before 1.5.4, and 1.6.x before 1.6 beta 4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a long password which is then hashed.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/23/2013

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1443
Original release date:
09/23/2013
Last revised:
01/27/2014
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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00015.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1541
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-11/msg00035.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1685
http://python.6.x6.nabble.com/Set-a-reasonable-upper-bound-on-password-length-td5032218.html External Source MLIST [django-developers] 20130914 Set a reasonable upper bound on password length
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2758 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2758
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2013/sep/15/security/ Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2013/sep/15/security/

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