Security update for python-Django

SUSE Security Update: Security update for python-Django
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2042-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1124991
Cross-References: CVE-2019-6975
Affected Products:
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for python-Django fixes the following issues:

  • Fixed CVE-2019-6975 (bsc#1124991) * Added CVE-2019-6975.patch to fix uncontrolled memory consumption * If ``django.utils.numberformat.format()`` -- used by ``contrib.admin`` as well as the the ``floatformat``, ``filesizeformat``, and ``intcomma`` templates filters -- 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 ``'{:f}'.format()``. To avoid this, decimals with more than 200 digits are now formatted using scientific notation.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2019-2042=1

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 (noarch):
    • python-Django-1.8.19-3.12.5