[ASA-201808-1] python-django: open redirect
Jelle van der Waa
jelle at archlinux.org
Sat Aug 4 18:00:55 UTC 2018
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201808-1
Date : 2018-08-01
CVE-ID : CVE-2018-14574
Package : python-django
Type : open redirect
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-743
The package python-django before version 2.0.8-1 is vulnerable to open
Upgrade to 2.0.8-1.
# pacman -Syu "python-django>=2.0.8-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 2.0.8.
Disable the APPEND_SLASH setting.
If the django.middleware.common.CommonMiddleware and the APPEND_SLASH
setting are both enabled, and if the project has a URL pattern that
accepts any path ending in a slash (many content management systems
have such a pattern), then a request to a maliciously crafted URL of
that site could lead to a redirect to another site, enabling phishing
and other attacks.
A remote attacker is able to redirect a user to an attacker-controlled
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