Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 : awstats vulnerability (USN-285-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

AWStats did not properly sanitize the 'migrate' CGI parameter. If the
update of the stats via web front-end is allowed, a remote attacker
could execute arbitrary commands on the server with the privileges of
the AWStats server.

This does not affect AWStats installations which only build static
pages.

Solution :

Update the affected awstats package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21588 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2237