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CVE-2016-2512 Detail

Description

The utils.http.is_safe_url function in Django before 1.8.10 and 1.9.x before 1.9.3 allows remote attackers to redirect users to arbitrary web sites and conduct phishing attacks or possibly conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a URL containing basic authentication, as demonstrated by http://mysite.example.com\@attacker.com.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/08/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2512
Original release date:
04/08/2016
Last revised:
09/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.4 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
4.0
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Changed
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
None
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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0502.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2016:0502
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0504.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2016:0504
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0505.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2016:0505
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0506.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2016:0506
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3544 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3544
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83879 External Source BID 83879
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035152 External Source SECTRACK 1035152
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2915-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2915-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2915-2 External Source UBUNTU USN-2915-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2915-3 External Source UBUNTU USN-2915-3
https://github.com/django/django/commit/c5544d289233f501917e25970c03ed444abbd4f0 External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/django/django/commit/c5544d289233f501917e25970c03ed444abbd4f0
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2016/mar/01/security-releases/ Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2016/mar/01/security-releases/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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