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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-4520

Original release date: 11/18/2012
Last revised: 05/03/2013


The django.http.HttpRequest.get_host function in Django 1.3.x before 1.3.4 and 1.4.x before 1.4.2 allows remote attackers to generate and display arbitrary URLs via crafted username and password Host header values.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1757-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1632-1
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121029 Re: CVE Request: Django
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-16417
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027708
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/django/django/commit/b45c377f8f488955e0c7069cad3f3dd21910b071
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=865164
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/django/django/commit/9305c0e12d43c4df999c3301a1f0c742264a657e
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-16440
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=691145
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 86493
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-16406
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/django/django/commit/92d3430f12171f16f566c9050c40feefb830a4a3
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2012/oct/17/security/
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2634

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