DescriptionThe LazyUser class in the AuthenticationMiddleware for Django 0.95 does not properly cache the user name across requests, which allows remote authenticated users to gain the privileges of a different user.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs407786

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-django (PTS)wheezy1.4.5-1+deb7u16fixed
wheezy (security)1.4.22-1+deb7u4fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.7.11-1+deb8u2fixed
buster, sid1:1.11.11-1fixed

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