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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4520

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.
Publish Date : 2012-11-18 Last Update Date : 2013-05-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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)

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2634-1 python-django - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19205 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-2012-4520

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Djangoproject Django 1.3 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Djangoproject Django 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Djangoproject Django 1.3 Alpha1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Djangoproject Django 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Djangoproject Django 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Djangoproject Django 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Djangoproject Django 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Djangoproject Django 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Djangoproject Django 8

- References For CVE-2012-4520
SECTRACK 1027708
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-16440
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-16417
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-16406
MLIST [oss-security] 20121029 Re: CVE Request: Django

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4520

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