USN-2090-1: Munin vulnerabilities

27 January 2014

Several security issues were fixed in Munin.

Releases

Packages

  • munin - Network-wide graphing framework

Details

Christoph Biedl discovered that Munin incorrectly handled certain
multigraph data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Munin to
consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2013-6048)

Christoph Biedl discovered that Munin incorrectly handled certain
multigraph service names. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
Munin to stop data collection, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2013-6359)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 13.10
Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.04

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