Django .po file code execution
|django-po-code-execution (31627)||High Risk|
Django could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a vulnerability in the compile-messages script. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted .po file to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the application.
Refer to Debian Bug report logs - #407519 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.
- Debian Bug report logs - #407519: Security fix for Django i18n system.
- Django Web site: django.
- BID-22134: Django Message Files Remote Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-0404: bin/compile-messages.py in Django 0.95 does not quote argument strings before invoking the msgfmt program through the os.system function, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a (1) .po or (2) .mo file.
- OSVDB ID: 32936: Django bin/compile-messages.py msgfmt Arbitrary Command Execution
- SA23826: Django Two Vulnerabilities
- Django Software Foundation Django 0.95
Jan 18, 2007
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