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Django < 2.16 Uncontrolled Memory Consumption Vulnerability (Windows) CVE-2019-6975

Severity
CVSSv3 Score
7.5
Vulnerability description

Django is prone to an uncontrolled memory consumption vulnerability.

Risk description

If django.utils.numberformat.format() received a Decimal with a large number of digits or a large exponent, it could lead to significant memory usage due to a call to .format(). Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to exhaust the target systems resources and crash the affected and other applications.

Recommendation

Update to version 1.11.19, 2.0.11 or 2.1.6 respectively.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Feb 11, 2019
Detection added at
Software Type
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Vendor
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Product
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