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Vulnerability Assessment Details

AWStats rawlog plugin logfile parameter input validation vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of AWStats awstats.pl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host seems to be running AWStats, a free real-time logfile analyzer.

AWStats Rawlog Plugin is reported prone to an input validation vulnerability.
The issue is reported to exist because user supplied 'logfile' URI data passed
to the 'awstats.pl' script is not sanitized.

A possible hacker may exploit this condition to execute commands remotely or disclose
contents of web server readable files.

Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of this software
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10950

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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