openSUSE 10 Security Update : awstats (awstats-1612)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes remote code execution vulnerabilities in awstats.
Since backporting awstats fixes is error prone we have upgraded it to
upstream version 6.6, which also includes new features. Security
issues fixed: - CVE-2006-2237: missing sanitizing of the 'migrate'
parameter. #173041 - CVE-2006-2644: missing sanitizing of the
'configdir' parameter. #173041 - Make sure open() only opens files for
read/write by adding explicit < and >.

Solution :

Update the affected awstats package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27163 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2237

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