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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5712

Original release date: 10/30/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The internationalization (i18n) framework in Django 0.91, 0.95, 0.95.1, and 0.96, and as used in other products such as PyLucid, when the USE_I18N option and the i18n component are enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via many HTTP requests with large Accept-Language headers.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 26227
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2007/oct/26/security-fix
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3660
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-3157
External Source: XF
Name: django-i18n-dos(38143)
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2788
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1640
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31961
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=749199
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27435
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27597
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3661
Type: Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)