USN-4953-1: AWStats vulnerabilities

13 May 2021

Several security issues were fixed in AWStats.

Releases

Packages

  • awstats - powerful and featureful web server log analyzer

Details

Sean Boran discovered that AWStats incorrectly filtered certain parameters.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2020-29600)

It was discovered that AWStats incorrectly filtered certain parameters. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive
information. (CVE-2020-35176)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

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