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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3909

Original release date: 09/04/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The administration application in Django 0.91, 0.95, and 0.96 stores unauthenticated HTTP POST requests and processes them after successful authentication occurs, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks and delete or modify data via unspecified requests.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 47906
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080903 django CSRF vuln
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460966
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-7672
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1640
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-7288
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2008/sep/02/security/
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2533
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31961
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31837

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CWE-352)