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[1.1.X] [1.2.X] Fixed #15253 -- Added 1.1.3 release notes, and added sections to the 1.2.4 and 1.3 release notes about the December security announcement.

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docs/releases/1.1.3.txt

+==========================
+Django 1.1.3 release notes
+==========================
+
+Welcome to Django 1.1.3!
+
+This is the third "bugfix" release in the Django 1.1 series,
+improving the stability and performance of the Django 1.1 codebase.
+
+With one exception, Django 1.1.3 maintains backwards compatibility
+with Django 1.1.2. It also contains a number of fixes and other
+improvements. Django 1.1.2 is a recommended upgrade for any
+development or deployment currently using or targeting Django 1.1.
+
+For full details on the new features, backwards incompatibilities, and
+deprecated features in the 1.1 branch, see the :doc:`/releases/1.1`.
+
+Backwards incompatible changes
+==============================
+
+Restricted filters in admin interface
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+
+The Django administrative interface, django.contrib.admin, supports
+filtering of displayed lists of objects by fields on the corresponding
+models, including across database-level relationships. This is
+implemented by passing lookup arguments in the querystring portion of
+the URL, and options on the ModelAdmin class allow developers to
+specify particular fields or relationships which will generate
+automatic links for filtering.
+
+One historically-undocumented and -unofficially-supported feature has
+been the ability for a user with sufficient knowledge of a model's
+structure and the format of these lookup arguments to invent useful
+new filters on the fly by manipulating the querystring.
+
+However, it has been demonstrated that this can be abused to gain
+access to information outside of an admin user's permissions; for
+example, an attacker with access to the admin and sufficient knowledge
+of model structure and relations could construct query strings which --
+with repeated use of regular-expression lookups supported by the
+Django database API -- expose sensitive information such as users'
+password hashes.
+
+To remedy this, django.contrib.admin will now validate that
+querystring lookup arguments either specify only fields on the model
+being viewed, or cross relations which have been explicitly
+whitelisted by the application developer using the pre-existing
+mechanism mentioned above. This is backwards-incompatible for any
+users relying on the prior ability to insert arbitrary lookups.

docs/releases/1.1.4.txt

 improving the stability and performance of the Django 1.1 codebase.
 
 With one exception, Django 1.1.4 maintains backwards compatibility
-with Django 1.1.3, but contain a number of fixes and other
+with Django 1.1.3. It also contains a number of fixes and other
 improvements. Django 1.1.4 is a recommended upgrade for any
 development or deployment currently using or targeting Django 1.1.
 
 For full details on the new features, backwards incompatibilities, and
 deprecated features in the 1.1 branch, see the :doc:`/releases/1.1`.
 
-Backwards-incompatible changes in 1.1.4
-=======================================
+Backwards incompatible changes
+==============================
 
 CSRF exception for AJAX requests
 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

docs/releases/index.txt

    :maxdepth: 1
 
    1.1.4
+   1.1.3
    1.1.2
    1.1