Upstream information

CVE-2015-5963 at MITRE


contrib.sessions.middleware.SessionMiddleware in Django 1.8.x before 1.8.4, 1.7.x before 1.7.10, 1.4.x before 1.4.22, and possibly other versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (session store consumption or session record removal) via a large number of requests to contrib.auth.views.logout, which triggers the creation of an empty session record.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 941587 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Enterprise Storage 1.0
  • python-Django >= 1.6.11-8.1
SUSE Enterprise Storage 2
  • python-Django >= 1.6.11-3.1
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5
  • python-Django >= 1.6.11-10.2
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6
  • python-Django >= 1.8.9-1.1
openSUSE 13.1
  • python-django >= 1.5.12-
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • python-Django >= 1.9.12-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA python-Django

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Cloud 2.0 python-django Ignore
SUSE Cloud 4 python-django Ignore
SUSE Cloud 4 Dependencies python-django Ignore
SUSE Cloud 5 python-Django Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 1.0 python-Django Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 2 python-Django Released