Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2023 12:00:48 +0100 From: Mariusz Felisiak <felisiak.mariusz@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Django: CVE-2023-23969: Potential denial-of-service via Accept-Language headers. https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2023/feb/01/security-releases/ In accordance with `our security release policy <https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/dev/internals/security/>`_, the Django team is issuing `Django 4.1.6 <https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/dev/releases/4.1.6/>`_, `Django 4.0.9 <https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/dev/releases/4.0.9/>`_, and `Django 3.2.17 <https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/dev/releases/3.2.17/>`_. These releases addresses the security issue detailed below. We encourage all users of Django to upgrade as soon as possible. CVE-2023-23969: Potential denial-of-service via ``Accept-Language`` headers =========================================================================== The parsed values of ``Accept-Language`` headers are cached in order to avoid repetitive parsing. This leads to a potential denial-of-service vector via excessive memory usage if large header values are sent. In order to avoid this vulnerability, the ``Accept-Language`` header is now parsed up to a maximum length. Thanks to Nick Pope for the report and patch. This issue has severity "moderate" according to the Django security policy. Affected supported versions =========================== * Django main branch * Django 4.2 (currently at pre-release alpha status) * Django 4.1 * Django 4.0 * Django 3.2 Resolution ========== Patches to resolve the issue have been applied to Django's main branch and the 4.2, 4.1, 4.0, and 3.2 release branches. The patches may be obtained from the following changesets: * On the `main branch <https://github.com/django/django/commit/8c660fb59239828583f17cdede3b64f208b8752c>`__ * On the `4.2 release branch <https://github.com/django/django/commit/8a7b22d4a623bcd95190d2f5a958472fb41e576d>`__ * On the `4.1 release branch <https://github.com/django/django/commit/9d7bd5a56b1ce0576e8e07a8001373576d277942>`__ * On the `4.0 release branch <https://github.com/django/django/commit/4452642f193533e288a52c02efb5bbc766a68f95>`__ * On the `3.2 release branch <https://github.com/django/django/commit/c7e0151fdf33e1b11d488b6f67b94fdf3a30614a>`__ The following releases have been issued: * Django 4.1.6 (`download Django 4.1.6 <https://www.djangoproject.com/m/releases/4.1/Django-4.1.6.tar.gz>`_ | `4.1.6 checksums <https://www.djangoproject.com/m/pgp/Django-4.1.6.checksum.txt>`_) * Django 4.0.9 (`download Django 4.0.9 <https://www.djangoproject.com/m/releases/4.0/Django-4.0.9.tar.gz>`_ | `4.0.9 checksums <https://www.djangoproject.com/m/pgp/Django-4.0.9.checksum.txt>`_) * Django 3.2.17 (`download Django 3.2.17 <https://www.djangoproject.com/m/releases/3.2/Django-3.2.17.tar.gz>`_ | `3.2.17 checksums <https://www.djangoproject.com/m/pgp/Django-3.2.17.checksum.txt>`_) The PGP key ID used for this release is Mariusz Felisiak: `2EF56372BA48CD1B <https://github.com/felixxm.gpg>`_. General notes regarding security reporting ========================================== As always, we ask that potential security issues be reported via private email to ``security@...ngoproject.com``, and not via Django's Trac instance or the django-developers list. Please see `our security policies <https://www.djangoproject.com/security/>`_ for further information.
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