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    Mageia 2021-0024: awstats security update

    Date 14 Jan 2021
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that Awstats was vulnerable to path traversal attacks. A remote unauthenticated attacker could leverage that to perform arbitrary code execution. The previous fix did not fully address the issue when the default /etc/awstats/awstats.conf is not present (CVE-2020-29600).
    MGASA-2021-0024 - Updated awstats package fixes a security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 14 Jan 2021
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0024.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2020-29600
    
    It was discovered that Awstats was vulnerable to path traversal attacks. A
    remote unauthenticated attacker could leverage that to perform arbitrary code
    execution. The previous fix did not fully address the issue when the default
    /etc/awstats/awstats.conf is not present (CVE-2020-29600).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27920
    - https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2020/dla-2506
    - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/47QZWKSRZYZFESYTLSW7A6KVKOOPL7IV/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-29600
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/awstats-7.7-1.1.mga7
    

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