CVE-2014-0482

NameCVE-2014-0482
DescriptionThe contrib.auth.middleware.RemoteUserMiddleware middleware in Django before 1.4.14, 1.5.x before 1.5.9, 1.6.x before 1.6.6, and 1.7 before release candidate 3, when using the contrib.auth.backends.RemoteUserBackend backend, allows remote authenticated users to hijack web sessions via vectors related to the REMOTE_USER header.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-65-1, DSA-3010-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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)1.6.6-1medium
python-djangosourcesqueeze1.2.3-3+squeeze11mediumDLA-65-1
python-djangosourcewheezy1.4.5-1+deb7u8mediumDSA-3010-1

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