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CVE-2015-5963 Detail

Description

contrib.sessions.middleware.SessionMiddleware in Django 1.8.x before 1.8.4, 1.7.x before 1.7.10, 1.4.x before 1.4.22, and possibly other versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (session store consumption or session record removal) via a large number of requests to contrib.auth.views.logout, which triggers the creation of an empty session record.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/24/2015

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5963
Original release date:
08/24/2015
Last revised:
10/02/2017
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-November/172084.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-1dd5bc998f
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-09/msg00026.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1580
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-09/msg00035.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1598
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1766.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2015:1766
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1767.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2015:1767
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1894.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2015:1894
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3338 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3338
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinoct2015-2511968.html Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinoct2015-2511968.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76428 External Source BID 76428
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033318 External Source SECTRACK 1033318
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2720-1 Third Party Advisory External Source UBUNTU USN-2720-1
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015:1876 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2015:1876
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2015/aug/18/security-releases/ Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2015/aug/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:a:djangoproject:django:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.4.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:1.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.7.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.8:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:djangoproject:django:1.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 3
OR
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:15.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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