DescriptionAWStats 6.5, and possibly other versions, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code by using the configdir parameter to to upload a configuration file whose name contains shell metacharacters, then access that file using the LogFile directive.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs365910

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
awstats (PTS)jessie (security), jessie7.2+dfsg-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch7.6+dfsg-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid7.6+dfsg-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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