CVE-2018-16984: Password hash disclosure to "view only" admin users
If an admin user has the change permission to the user model, only part of the password hash is displayed in the change form. Admin users with the view (but not change) permission to the user model were displayed the entire hash. While it's typically infeasible to reverse a strong password hash, if your site uses weaker password hashing algorithms such as MD5 or SHA1, it could be a problem.
Thanks Phithon Gong for reporting this issue.
Patches to resolve the issue have been applied to Django's master branch and the 2.1 release branche. The patches may be obtained from the following changesets:
The following release has been issued:
The PGP key ID used for these releases is Carlton Gibson: E17DF5C82B4F9D00.
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