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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-4249

Original release date: 10/04/2013
Last revised: 10/08/2013


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the AdminURLFieldWidget widget in contrib/admin/widgets.py in Django 1.5.x before 1.5.2 and 1.6.x before 1.6 beta 2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a URLField.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130819 Re: [CVE request] Django 1.4.6 security release
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1028915
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2013/aug/13/security-releases-issued
External Source: XF
Name: django-administrative-xss(86438)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 54476
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130814 [CVE request] Django 1.4.6 security release
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/django/django/commit/cbe6d5568f4f5053ed7228ca3c3d0cce77cf9560
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/django/django/commit/90363e388c61874add3f3557ee654a996ec75d78
Type: Patch Information; Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)