Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4092-1 awstats -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Jan 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 885835.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000501.
- More information:
The cPanel Security Team discovered that awstats, a log file analyzer, was vulnerable to path traversal attacks. A remote unauthenticated attacker could leverage that to perform arbitrary code execution.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 7.2+dfsg-1+deb8u1.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 7.6+dfsg-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your awstats packages.
For the detailed security status of awstats please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/awstats