Fedora 12: awstats Security Update

    Date30 Nov 2009
    1183
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    - Fix security in awredir.pl script by adding a security key required by default. - Enhance security of parameter sanitizing function.
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2009-12370
    2009-12-01 03:21:11
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    Name        : awstats
    Product     : Fedora 12
    Version     : 6.95
    Release     : 1.fc12
    URL         : https://awstats.sourceforge.net
    Summary     : Advanced Web Statistics
    Description :
    Advanced Web Statistics is a powerful and featureful tool that generates
    advanced web server graphic statistics. This server log analyzer works
    from command line or as a CGI and shows you all information your log contains,
    in graphical web pages. It can analyze a lot of web/wap/proxy servers like
    Apache, IIS, Weblogic, Webstar, Squid, ... but also mail or ftp servers.
    
    This program can measure visits, unique vistors, authenticated users, pages,
    domains/countries, OS busiest times, robot visits, type of files, search
    engines/keywords used, visits duration, HTTP errors and more...
    Statistics can be updated from a browser or your scheduler.
    The program also supports virtual servers, plugins and a lot of features.
    
    With the default configuration, the statistics are available:
    https://localhost/awstats/awstats.pl
    
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    Update Information:
    
    - Fix security in awredir.pl script by adding a security key required by
    default.  - Enhance security of parameter sanitizing function.
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Thu Nov 26 2009 Aurelien Bompard  -  6.95-1
    - version 6.95 (security fix)
    - drop patch0
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #540404 - Awstats: awredir.pl - require security key by default and enhance security of parameter sanitizing function
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=540404
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
    su -c 'yum update awstats' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
    All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
    GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
    https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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