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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5712

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.
Publish Date : 2007-10-30 Last Update Date : 2009-03-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1640 python-django -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8091 unix
DSA-1640-1 python-django - cross site request forgery oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18143 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5712

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Django Project Django 0.91 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Django Project Django 0.95 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Django Project Django 0.95.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Django Project Django 0.96 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Django Project Django 4

- References For CVE-2007-5712 CONFIRM
BID 26227 Django i18n Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-09-22
XF django-i18n-dos(38143)
VUPEN ADV-2007-3660
VUPEN ADV-2007-3661

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5712

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