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[1.3.x] Fixed a security issue in http redirects. Disclosure and new …

…release forthcoming.

Backport of 4129201 from master.
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apollo13 committed Jul 30, 2012
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Showing with 29 additions and 11 deletions.
  1. +12 −9 django/http/
  2. +17 −2 tests/regressiontests/httpwrappers/
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
import time
from pprint import pformat
from urllib import urlencode, quote
from urlparse import urljoin
from urlparse import urljoin, urlparse
from cStringIO import StringIO
except ImportError:
@@ -117,6 +117,7 @@ def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
warnings.warn("CompatCookie is deprecated, use django.http.SimpleCookie instead.",

from django.core.exceptions import SuspiciousOperation
from django.utils.datastructures import MultiValueDict, ImmutableList
from django.utils.encoding import smart_str, iri_to_uri, force_unicode
from django.utils.http import cookie_date
@@ -635,19 +636,21 @@ def tell(self):
raise Exception("This %s instance cannot tell its position" % self.__class__)
return sum([len(chunk) for chunk in self._container])

class HttpResponseRedirect(HttpResponse):
status_code = 302
class HttpResponseRedirectBase(HttpResponse):
allowed_schemes = ['http', 'https', 'ftp']

def __init__(self, redirect_to):
super(HttpResponseRedirect, self).__init__()
super(HttpResponseRedirectBase, self).__init__()
parsed = urlparse(redirect_to)
if parsed.scheme and parsed.scheme not in self.allowed_schemes:
raise SuspiciousOperation("Unsafe redirect to URL with scheme '%s'" % parsed.scheme)
self['Location'] = iri_to_uri(redirect_to)

class HttpResponsePermanentRedirect(HttpResponse):
status_code = 301
class HttpResponseRedirect(HttpResponseRedirectBase):
status_code = 302

def __init__(self, redirect_to):
super(HttpResponsePermanentRedirect, self).__init__()
self['Location'] = iri_to_uri(redirect_to)
class HttpResponsePermanentRedirect(HttpResponseRedirectBase):
status_code = 301

class HttpResponseNotModified(HttpResponse):
status_code = 304
@@ -1,8 +1,11 @@
import copy
import pickle

from django.http import (QueryDict, HttpResponse, SimpleCookie, BadHeaderError,
from django.core.exceptions import SuspiciousOperation
from django.http import (QueryDict, HttpResponse, HttpResponseRedirect,
SimpleCookie, BadHeaderError,
from django.utils import unittest

class QueryDictTests(unittest.TestCase):
@@ -243,6 +246,18 @@ def test_newlines_in_headers(self):
self.assertRaises(BadHeaderError, r.__setitem__, 'test\rstr', 'test')
self.assertRaises(BadHeaderError, r.__setitem__, 'test\nstr', 'test')

def test_unsafe_redirects(self):
bad_urls = [
for url in bad_urls:
HttpResponseRedirect, url)
HttpResponsePermanentRedirect, url)

class CookieTests(unittest.TestCase):
def test_encode(self):

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