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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN167-1 : awstats vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
awstats vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote package "awstats" is missing a security patch.

Description :

Peter Vreugdenhil discovered a command injection vulnerability in
AWStats. As part of the statistics reporting function, AWStats
displays information about the most common referrer values that caused
users to visit the website. Referer URLs could be crafted in a way
that they contained arbitrary Perl code which would have been executed
with the rights of the web server as soon as some user visited the
referrer statistics page.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- awstats-6.3-1ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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