CVE-2011-4137

NameCVE-2011-4137
DescriptionThe verify_exists functionality in the URLField implementation in Django before 1.2.7 and 1.3.x before 1.3.1 relies on Python libraries that attempt access to an arbitrary URL with no timeout, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a URL associated with (1) a slow response, (2) a completed TCP connection with no application data sent, or (3) a large amount of application data, a related issue to CVE-2011-1521.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2332-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs641405

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-django (PTS)wheezy1.4.5-1+deb7u16fixed
wheezy (security)1.4.22-1+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.7.11-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch1:1.10.7-2fixed
buster, sid1:1.11.7-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python-djangosource(unstable)1.3.1-1medium641405
python-djangosourcelenny1.0.2-1+lenny3mediumDSA-2332-1
python-djangosourcesqueeze1.2.3-3+squeeze2mediumDSA-2332-1

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