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[SECURITY] [DSA 1058-1] New awstats packages fix arbitrary command execution May 18 2006 04:28PM
joey infodrom org (Martin Schulze)
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1058-1 security (at) debian (dot) org [email concealed]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
May 18th, 2006 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : awstats
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2006-2237
BugTraq ID : 17844
Debian Bugs : 364443 365909 365910

Hendrik Weimer discovered that specially crafted web requests can
cause awstats, a powerful and featureful web server log analyzer, to
execute arbitrary commands.

The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 6.4-1sarge2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 6.5-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your awstats package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given at the end of this advisory:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.4-1sarg
e2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 591 bc33a94cbf5cb3fe89922f312434d0d6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.4-1sarg
e2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 18702 88fa1b4b53640c4b5b05deaca9a3c156
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.4.orig.
tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 918435 056e6fb0c7351b17fe5bbbe0aa1297b1

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.4-1sarg
e2_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 728566 d3241a30634640b4f363097f751e7282

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce (at) lists.debian (dot) org [email concealed]
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>

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