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Added 1.4.6/1.5.2 release notes.

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31 docs/releases/1.4.6.txt
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+==========================
+Django 1.4.6 release notes
+==========================
+
+*August 13, 2013*
+
+Django 1.4.6 fixes one security issue present in previous Django releases in
+the 1.4 series, as well as one other bug.
+
+This is the sixth bugfix/security release in the Django 1.4 series.
+
+Mitigated possible XSS attack via user-supplied redirect URLs
+-------------------------------------------------------------
+
+Django relies on user input in some cases (e.g.
+:func:`django.contrib.auth.views.login`, :mod:`django.contrib.comments`, and
+:doc:`i18n </topics/i18n/index>`) to redirect the user to an "on success" URL.
+The security checks for these redirects (namely
+``django.util.http.is_safe_url()``) didn't check if the scheme is ``http(s)``
+and as such allowed ``javascript:...`` URLs to be entered. If a developer
+relied on ``is_safe_url()`` to provide safe redirect targets and put such a
+URL into a link, he could suffer from a XSS attack. This bug doesn't affect
+Django currently, since we only put this URL into the ``Location`` response
+header and browsers seem to ignore JavaScript there.
+
+Bugfixes
+========
+
+* Fixed an obscure bug with the :func:`~django.test.utils.override_settings`
+ decorator. If you hit an ``AttributeError: 'Settings' object has no attribute
+ '_original_allowed_hosts'`` exception, it's probably fixed (#20636).
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62 docs/releases/1.5.2.txt
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+==========================
+Django 1.5.2 release notes
+==========================
+
+*August 13, 2013*
+
+This is Django 1.5.2, a bugfix and security release for Django 1.5.
+
+Mitigated possible XSS attack via user-supplied redirect URLs
+-------------------------------------------------------------
+
+Django relies on user input in some cases (e.g.
+:func:`django.contrib.auth.views.login`, :mod:`django.contrib.comments`, and
+:doc:`i18n </topics/i18n/index>`) to redirect the user to an "on success" URL.
+The security checks for these redirects (namely
+``django.util.http.is_safe_url()``) didn't check if the scheme is ``http(s)``
+and as such allowed ``javascript:...`` URLs to be entered. If a developer
+relied on ``is_safe_url()`` to provide safe redirect targets and put such a
+URL into a link, he could suffer from a XSS attack. This bug doesn't affect
+Django currently, since we only put this URL into the ``Location`` response
+header and browsers seem to ignore JavaScript there.
+
+XSS vulnerability in :mod:`django.contrib.admin`
+------------------------------------------------
+
+If a :class:`~django.db.models.URLField` is used in Django 1.5, it displays the
+current value of the field and a link to the target on the admin change page.
+The display routine of this widget was flawed and allowed for XSS.
+
+Bugfixes
+========
+
+* Fixed a crash with :meth:`~django.db.models.query.QuerySet.prefetch_related`
+ (#19607) as well as some ``pickle`` regressions with ``prefetch_related``
+ (#20157 and #20257).
+* Fixed a regression in :mod:`django.contrib.gis` in the Google Map output on
+ Python 3 (#20773).
+* Made ``DjangoTestSuiteRunner.setup_databases`` properly handle aliases for
+ the default database (#19940) and prevented ``teardown_databases`` from
+ attempting to tear down aliases (#20681).
+* Fixed the ``django.core.cache.backends.memcached.MemcachedCache`` backend's
+ ``get_many()`` method on Python 3 (#20722).
+* Fixed :mod:`django.contrib.humanize` translation syntax errors. Affected
+ languages: Mexican Spanish, Mongolian, Romanian, Turkish (#20695).
+* Added support for wheel packages (#19252).
+* The CSRF token now rotates when a user logs in.
+* Some Python 3 compatibility fixes including #20212 and #20025.
+* Fixed some rare cases where :meth:`~django.db.models.query.QuerySet.get`
+ exceptions recursed infinitely (#20278).
+* :djadmin:`makemessages` no longer crashes with ``UnicodeDecodeError``
+ (#20354).
+* Fixed ``geojson`` detection with Spatialite.
+* :meth:`~django.test.SimpleTestCase.assertContains` once again works with
+ binary content (#20237).
+* Fixed :class:`~django.db.models.ManyToManyField` if it has a unicode ``name``
+ parameter (#20207).
+* Ensured that the WSGI request's path is correctly based on the
+ ``SCRIPT_NAME`` environment variable or the :setting:`FORCE_SCRIPT_NAME`
+ setting, regardless of whether or not either has a trailing slash (#20169).
+* Fixed an obscure bug with the :func:`~django.test.utils.override_settings`
+ decorator. If you hit an ``AttributeError: 'Settings' object has no attribute
+ '_original_allowed_hosts'`` exception, it's probably fixed (#20636).
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2  docs/releases/index.txt
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.. toctree::
:maxdepth: 1
+ 1.5.2
1.5.1
1.5
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.. toctree::
:maxdepth: 1
+ 1.4.6
1.4.5
1.4.4
1.4.3
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