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Mandriva: Subject: [Security Announce] [ MDVSA-2009:266 ] awstats Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability has been found and corrected in awstats: awstats.pl in AWStats 6.8 and earlier does not properly remove quote characters, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via the query_string parameter. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-3714 (CVE-2008-5080). This update fixes this vulnerability.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2009:266
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : awstats
 Date    : August 9, 2009
 Affected: Corporate 4.0, Enterprise Server 5.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been found and corrected in awstats:
 
 awstats.pl in AWStats 6.8 and earlier does not properly remove quote
 characters, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site
 scripting (XSS) attacks via the query_string parameter. NOTE:
 this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-3714
 (CVE-2008-5080).
 
 This update fixes this vulnerability.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5080
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Corporate 4.0:
 9e3e4e52928adf8f7dac28b092a2a256  corporate/4.0/i586/awstats-6.4-4.2.20060mlcs4.noarch.rpm 
 aad43ac08b36f39640ba196b379a51b3  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/awstats-6.4-4.2.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 c96b5745505285c7ae80a798397d3efa  corporate/4.0/x86_64/awstats-6.4-4.2.20060mlcs4.noarch.rpm 
 aad43ac08b36f39640ba196b379a51b3  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/awstats-6.4-4.2.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 0c9d48d0a9654b3b70d0c744a3f7cb3b  mes5/i586/awstats-6.8-1.1mdvmes5.noarch.rpm 
 045a91a40fe4dcded24395be72aa802e  mes5/SRPMS/awstats-6.8-1.1mdvmes5.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 135bbfe9935bf15700276fecc491764a  mes5/x86_64/awstats-6.8-1.1mdvmes5.noarch.rpm 
 045a91a40fe4dcded24395be72aa802e  mes5/SRPMS/awstats-6.8-1.1mdvmes5.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
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