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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for awstats (DLA-2506-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'awstats' package(s) announced via the DLA-2506-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that Awstats, a web server log analyzer, was vulnerable to path traversal attacks. A remote unauthenticated attacker could leverage that to perform arbitrary code execution. The previous fix did not fully address the issue when the default /etc/awstats/awstats.conf is not present.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'awstats' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 7.6+dfsg-1+deb9u2. We recommend that you upgrade your awstats packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)