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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4953-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4953-1
May 13, 2021

awstats vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in AWStats.

Software Description:
- awstats: powerful and featureful web server log analyzer

Details:

Sean Boran discovered that AWStats incorrectly filtered certain parameters.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2020-29600)

It was discovered that AWStats incorrectly filtered certain parameters. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive
information. (CVE-2020-35176)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.10:
awstats 7.6+dfsg-2ubuntu0.20.10.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
awstats 7.6+dfsg-2ubuntu0.20.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
awstats 7.6+dfsg-2ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
awstats 7.4+dfsg-1ubuntu0.4+esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4953-1
CVE-2017-1000501, CVE-2020-29600, CVE-2020-35176

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/awstats/7.6+dfsg-2ubuntu0.20.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/awstats/7.6+dfsg-2ubuntu0.20.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/awstats/7.6+dfsg-2ubuntu0.18.04.1

 

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