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CVE-2015-2316 Detail

Description

The utils.html.strip_tags function in Django 1.6.x before 1.6.11, 1.7.x before 1.7.7, and 1.8.x before 1.8c1, when using certain versions of Python, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by increasing the length of the input string.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/25/2015

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-2316
Original release date:
03/25/2015
Last revised:
12/02/2016
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.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-April/155421.html Third Party Advisory External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-5766
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-04/msg00001.html Third Party Advisory External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0643
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2015-2511959.html Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2015-2511959.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/73322 External Source BID 73322
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2539-1 Third Party Advisory External Source UBUNTU USN-2539-1
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2015/mar/18/security-releases/ Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2015/mar/18/security-releases/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6:beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7:beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 3
OR
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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