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Ubuntu: New AWStats packages fix security vulnerability

It was discovered that AWStats did not correctly filter the LoadPlugin configuration option. A local attacker on a shared system could use this to inject arbitrary code into AWStats. Updated packages are available from security.ubuntu.com.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1047-1          January 24, 2011
awstats vulnerability
CVE-2010-4369
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A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
Ubuntu 9.10
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Ubuntu 10.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

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

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
 awstats                         6.5-1ubuntu1.4

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
 awstats                         6.7.dfsg-1ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 9.10:
 awstats                         6.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.9.10.1

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
 awstats                         6.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.10.04.1

Ubuntu 10.10:
 awstats                         6.9.5~dfsg-3ubuntu0.1

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

Details follow:

It was discovered that AWStats did not correctly filter the LoadPlugin
configuration option. A local attacker on a shared system could use this
to inject arbitrary code into AWStats.


Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:

 Source archives:

   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.5-1ubuntu1.4.diff.gz
     Size/MD5:    20512 a821b60de3f940338b9e43e5ff5d29f1
   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.5-1ubuntu1.4.dsc
     Size/MD5:     1426 403908718ed4d34bb4c728223e810a12
   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.5.orig.tar.gz
     Size/MD5:  1051780 aef00b2ff5c5413bd2a868299cabd69a

 Architecture independent packages:

   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.5-1ubuntu1.4_all.deb
     Size/MD5:   853586 4c2853cd9169247899b6036dc7cfa198

Updated packages for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:

 Source archives:

   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.7.dfsg-1ubuntu0.2.diff.gz
     Size/MD5:    23771 4776192ee160583ce30b21f5fbe66003
   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.7.dfsg-1ubuntu0.2.dsc
     Size/MD5:     1620 492ba4f3e2f2ffe51aa9a97fca7783c6
   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.7.dfsg.orig.tar.gz
     Size/MD5:  1093568 98a5fad9c379ac4884d7af90db6e087b

 Architecture independent packages:

   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.7.dfsg-1ubuntu0.2_all.deb
     Size/MD5:   908096 e8f1bd0f9db064a57cf9c23a3fe20686

Updated packages for Ubuntu 9.10:

 Source archives:

   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.9.10.1.diff.gz
     Size/MD5:    45789 b44d3b7fcf2d4bc5a0eeda3dec3fc412
   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.9.10.1.dsc
     Size/MD5:     2198 82f778a33dc5bc99d38e270902caf233
   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.9~dfsg.orig.tar.gz
     Size/MD5:  1127895 460c03a07b2e4d9a9ada6a7f320d46e8

 Architecture independent packages:

   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.9.10.1_all.deb
     Size/MD5:   951444 83e6faf9324669b08ba9ce95dc5ecc00

Updated packages for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:

 Source archives:

   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.10.04.1.diff.gz
     Size/MD5:    45789 f21c60b02413fc47263702e37bbd317c
   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.10.04.1.dsc
     Size/MD5:     2202 2536cf6fe0fbec527f16cf6e5e3ada47
   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.9~dfsg.orig.tar.gz
     Size/MD5:  1127895 460c03a07b2e4d9a9ada6a7f320d46e8

 Architecture independent packages:

   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.9~dfsg-1ubuntu3.10.04.1_all.deb
     Size/MD5:   951338 abc39ddeee9b7efd15c68baf255fa419

Updated packages for Ubuntu 10.10:

 Source archives:

   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.9.5~dfsg-3ubuntu0.1.debian.tar.gz
     Size/MD5:    39502 4b1e14b2bdf3439924c392b6a18d8cd6
   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.9.5~dfsg-3ubuntu0.1.dsc
     Size/MD5:     2184 8ea4ef44ccb7af39a7cbf04505e05f6f
   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.9.5~dfsg.orig.tar.gz
     Size/MD5:  1145006 af006dff266dfebd66baf5361350a805

 Architecture independent packages:

   http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/awstats/awstats_6.9.5~dfsg-3ubuntu0.1_all.deb
     Size/MD5:   973788 4178bd568c444de4508131d828f43322
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