Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6888-1

Ubuntu Security Notice 6888-1 – Elias Myllymäki discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain inputs with a large number of brackets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Django to consume resources or stop responding, resulting in a denial of service. It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled authenticating users with unusable passwords. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a timing attack and enumerate users.Ubuntu Security Notice 6888-1 – Elias Myllymäki discovered that Django incorrectly handled certain inputs with a large number of brackets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Django to consume resources or stop responding, resulting in a denial of service. It was discovered that Django incorrectly handled authenticating users with unusable passwords. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a timing attack and enumerate users.