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Fixed is_safe_url() to reject URLs that use a scheme other than HTTP/S.

This is a security fix; disclosure to follow shortly.
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jacobian committed Aug 13, 2013
1 parent a2286ac commit 1a274ccd6bc1afbdac80344c9b6e5810c1162b5f
Showing with 10 additions and 5 deletions.
  1. +6 −2 django/contrib/auth/tests/views.py
  2. +4 −3 django/utils/http.py
@@ -328,7 +328,8 @@ def test_security_check(self, password='password'):
for bad_url in ('http://example.com',
'https://example.com',
'ftp://exampel.com',
'//example.com'):
'//example.com',
'javascript:alert("XSS")'):

nasty_url = '%(url)s?%(next)s=%(bad_url)s' % {
'url': login_url,
@@ -349,6 +350,7 @@ def test_security_check(self, password='password'):
'/view?param=ftp://exampel.com',
'view/?param=//example.com',
'https:///',
'HTTPS:///',
'//testserver/',
'/url%20with%20spaces/'): # see ticket #12534
safe_url = '%(url)s?%(next)s=%(good_url)s' % {
@@ -522,7 +524,8 @@ def test_security_check(self, password='password'):
for bad_url in ('http://example.com',
'https://example.com',
'ftp://exampel.com',
'//example.com'):
'//example.com',
'javascript:alert("XSS")'):
nasty_url = '%(url)s?%(next)s=%(bad_url)s' % {
'url': logout_url,
'next': REDIRECT_FIELD_NAME,
@@ -541,6 +544,7 @@ def test_security_check(self, password='password'):
'/view?param=ftp://exampel.com',
'view/?param=//example.com',
'https:///',
'HTTPS:///',
'//testserver/',
'/url%20with%20spaces/'): # see ticket #12534
safe_url = '%(url)s?%(next)s=%(good_url)s' % {
@@ -231,11 +231,12 @@ def same_origin(url1, url2):
def is_safe_url(url, host=None):
"""
Return ``True`` if the url is a safe redirection (i.e. it doesn't point to
a different host).
a different host and uses a safe scheme).
Always returns ``False`` on an empty url.
"""
if not url:
return False
netloc = urllib_parse.urlparse(url)[1]
return not netloc or netloc == host
url_info = urllib_parse.urlparse(url)
return (not url_info.netloc or url_info.netloc == host) and \
(not url_info.scheme or url_info.scheme in ['http', 'https'])

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