An update for python-django is now available for Red Hat Enterprise LinuxOpenStack Platform 5.0 (Icehouse) for RHEL 6.Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact ofModerate.

A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives adetailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVElink(s) in the References section.
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid developmentand a clean, pragmatic design.
It focuses on automating as much as possible andadhering to the DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) principle.Security Fix(es):* A CSRF flaw was found in Django, where an interaction between Google Analyticsand Django’s cookie parsing could allow an attacker to set arbitrary cookiesleading to a bypass of CSRF protection.
In this update, the parser for”request.COOKIES” has been simplified to better match browser behavior and tomitigate this attack. ”request.COOKIES” may now contain cookies that areinvalid according to RFC 6265 but are possible to set using ”document.cookie”.(CVE-2016-7401)Red Hat would like to thank the upstream Django project for reporting thisissue.
Red Hat OpenStack 5.0 for RHEL 6

SRPMS:
python-django-1.6.11-6.el6ost.src.rpm
    MD5: 3fef51c108774481f42e3b3577c402e5SHA-256: 2d69f06ba092c23d6b9f8288ea53af9f43fecedca6cc6f29d5c1c2b5e269669b
 
x86_64:
python-django-1.6.11-6.el6ost.noarch.rpm
    MD5: 3dce65ccae1dea9dc7064a1a32542891SHA-256: 098f9e72c04237081ff6dbe6694a27dee074854865333883dd8b0e43aa9e9a8d
python-django-bash-completion-1.6.11-6.el6ost.noarch.rpm
    MD5: 8eb7879cdbd6c18a4286cf258975d7e9SHA-256: 6bf1da0115564a2e92721b103a79b5d077d36c99efe24b6d32eae7fc67bf867f
python-django-doc-1.6.11-6.el6ost.noarch.rpm
    MD5: 2be161022051bd3b01b04d80929de625SHA-256: 154a402410c46961217311e7b3f3ac43d3dcb60279668cbc70631f451902b3df
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

1377376 – CVE-2016-7401 python-django: CSRF protection bypass on a site with Google Analytics

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