CVE-2011-4140

NameCVE-2011-4140
DescriptionThe CSRF protection mechanism in Django through 1.2.7 and 1.3.x through 1.3.1 does not properly handle web-server configurations supporting arbitrary HTTP Host headers, which allows remote attackers to trigger unauthenticated forged requests via vectors involving a DNS CNAME record and a web page containing JavaScript code.
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, sid1:1.11.6-1fixed

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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