CVE-2015-2316

NameCVE-2015-2316
DescriptionThe utils.html.strip_tags function in Django 1.6.x before 1.6.11, 1.7.x before 1.7.7, and 1.8.x before 1.8c1, when using certain versions of Python, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by increasing the length of the input string.
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 Bugs780874

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-django (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.7.11-1+deb8u3fixed
stretch1:1.10.7-2+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)1:1.10.7-2+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid1:1.11.16-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
python-djangosource(unstable)1.7.7-1medium780874
python-djangosourcesqueeze(not affected)
python-djangosourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - python-django <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)
[squeeze] - python-django <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)
https://github.com/django/django/commit/e63363f8e075fa8d66326ad6a1cc3391cc95cd97 (1.7.x)

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