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CVE-2013-6044 Detail

Current Description

The is_safe_url function in utils/ in Django 1.4.x before 1.4.6, 1.5.x before 1.5.2, and 1.6 before beta 2 treats a URL's scheme as safe even if it is not HTTP or HTTPS, which might introduce cross-site scripting (XSS) or other vulnerabilities into Django applications that use this function, as demonstrated by "the login view in django.contrib.auth.views" and the javascript: scheme.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/04/2013      View Analysis Description

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(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
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Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1541 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:1521 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20130814 [CVE request] Django 1.4.6 security release External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20130819 Re: [CVE request] Django 1.4.6 security release External Source DEBIAN DSA-2740 External Source BID 61777 External Source SECTRACK 1028915 External Source XF django-issafeurl-xss(86437) External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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