Django 1.8.1/1.8.2/1.8.6/1.9 Time Username information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Django 1.8.1/1.8.2/1.8.6/1.9 (Content Management System). This affects an unknown part of the component Time Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (Username). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality.

The weakness was disclosed 03/01/2016 by Sjoerd Job Postmus (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-2513 since 02/19/2016. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 89079 (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : python-django vulnerabilities (USN-2915-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 296002 (Solaris 11.3 Support Repository Update (SRU) 9.4.0 Missing).

Upgrading to version 1.8.10 or 1.9.3 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 83878), X-Force (111180), Vulnerability Center (SBV-58064) and Tenable (89079). The entries 74783, 78889, 80607 and 80673 are pretty similar.




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Name: Username
Class: Information disclosure / Username
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 89079
Nessus Name: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : python-django vulnerabilities (USN-2915-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 867773
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for python-django FEDORA-2016-11183
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Upgrade: Django 1.8.10/1.9.3


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Researcher: Sjoerd Job Postmus
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-2513 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 83878 - Django CVE-2016-2513 Security Bypass Vulnerability
X-Force: 111180 - Django time difference information disclosure
Vulnerability Center: 58064 - Django <1.8.10 and 1.9 - 1.92 Password Hasher Remote Users Enumeration Vulnerability, Low

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Created: 03/03/2016 10:52 AM
Updated: 02/04/2019 11:35 AM
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