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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4535

The password reset functionality in django.contrib.auth in Django before 1.1.3, 1.2.x before 1.2.4, and 1.3.x before 1.3 beta 1 does not validate the length of a string representing a base36 timestamp, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a URL that specifies a large base36 integer.
Publish Date : 2011-01-10 Last Update Date : 2011-01-20
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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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-4535

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Djangoproject Django 0.91 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Djangoproject Django 0.95 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Djangoproject Django 0.95.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Djangoproject Django 0.96 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Djangoproject Django 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Djangoproject Django 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Djangoproject Django 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Djangoproject Django 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Djangoproject Django 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Djangoproject Django 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Djangoproject Django 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Djangoproject Django 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Djangoproject Django 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Djangoproject Django 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Djangoproject Django 1.3 Alpha2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Djangoproject Django 1.3 Alpha1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Djangoproject Django 16

- References For CVE-2010-4535
VUPEN ADV-2011-0098
VUPEN ADV-2011-0048
BID 45563 Django Password Reset Mechanism Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2011-02-14
MLIST [oss-security] 20110103 Re: CVE Request -- Django 1.2.4, Django 1.1.3 and Django 1.3 beta 1 -- addressing two security flaws CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20101223 CVE Request -- Django 1.2.4, Django 1.1.3 and Django 1.3 beta 1 -- addressing two security flaws CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4535

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