Family: CGI abuses --> Category: infos
AWStats configdir parameter arbitrary cmd exec Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of AWStats awstats.pl flaws
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is running AWStats, a free real-time logfile analyzer.
The remote version of this software is prone to an input validation
The issue is reported to exist because user supplied 'configdir' URI data passed
to the 'awstats.pl' script is not sanitized.
A possible hacker may exploit this condition to execute commands remotely or disclose
contents of web server readable files.
Solution : Upgrade at least to version 6.3 of this software
Threat Level: High
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