Ubuntu: 2090-1: Munin vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu Several security issues were fixed in Munin.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2090-1
January 27, 2014

munin vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 13.10
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Munin.

Software Description:
- 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:
  munin                           2.0.17-2ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 12.10:
  munin                           2.0.2-1ubuntu2.3

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  munin                           1.4.6-3ubuntu3.4

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2090-1
  CVE-2013-6048, CVE-2013-6359

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/munin/2.0.17-2ubuntu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/munin/2.0.2-1ubuntu2.3
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/munin/1.4.6-3ubuntu3.4