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CVE-2015-0220 Detail

Description

The django.util.http.is_safe_url function in Django before 1.4.18, 1.6.x before 1.6.10, and 1.7.x before 1.7.3 does not properly handle leading whitespaces, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted URL, related to redirect URLs, as demonstrated by a "\njavascript:" URL.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/16/2015

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-0220
Original release date:
01/16/2015
Last revised:
12/21/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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 modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0026.html External Source CONFIRM http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0026.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148485.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-0714
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148608.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-0804
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-04/msg00001.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0643
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-09/msg00035.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1598
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2469-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2469-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:036 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:036
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:109 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:109
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2015/jan/13/security/ Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2015/jan/13/security/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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